Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A Dozen Adjectives

You may need these in the year ahead.

unprincipled: not acting in accordance with moral principles 

erratic: unpredictable

bullying: using superior strength or influence to intimidate; to force someone to do what one wants

vulgar: crudely indecent; deficient in taste, delicacy, or refinement; uncouth

bombastic: high-sounding but with little meaning; inflated 

egotistical: excessively conceited or absorbed in oneself; self-centered 

reckless: without thinking or caring about the consequences of an action 

narcissistic: having an excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one's physical appearance

arrogant: having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own importance or abilities

shameless: characterized by or showing a lack of shame

heedless: showing a reckless lack of care or attention

privileged: not subject to the usual rules or penalties because of some special circumstance like wealth 


Oh Suzannah said...

You left out "authoritarian."

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Anonymous said...

Piss ant

Anonymous said...

Best description of Nathan Miller that I have read. Good work.

Henery said...


And creepy.

Anonymous said...

May I suggest a couple of military acronyms? I fear FUBAR and BOHICA will be particularly useful.

Anonymous said...

I thought for a minute there that you were outlining the editorial bent of Watauga Watch!

Anonymous said...

You forgot "corrupt" - having or showing a willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain.

Carl Jr. said...

The only word you'll need: unpresidential.

Anonymous said...

Can't believe no one has suggested "Machiavellian."

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