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English Tone words

Abject Sunk to you or existing in a low state or condition; showing resignation or hopelessness; servile or spiritless
Acerbic Harsh or severe, as of temper or expression; sour or acidic
Acrimonious Caustic, biting, or rancorous especially in feeling, language, or manner; better or shark
Admonitory Serving to warn; cautionary
Affronted Personally offended, particularly by perceived brightness or disrespect
Aloof At a distance, especially in feeling were interested in my: apart; remote
Amiable Having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal quality; affable; friendly; sociable
Apathetic Having or showing little or no feeling or emotion; not interested or concerned; in different
Apprehensive Anxious or fearful about the future; uneasy
Avid Characterized by enthusiasm and vigorous pursue it; showing great enthusiasm more interest
Awed Filled with or expressing reverence, respect, dried, and wondered inspired by authority, genius, great beauty, sublimity, or might
Blithe Carefree and lighthearted. Lacking are showing a lack of two concern; casual
Bombastic Hi sounding; highflown; inflated; pretentious
Buoyant Tending to float; tending to float
Captious Marked by and often it’ll natured inclination to stress trivial faults and raise objections
Caustic Corrosive and bitingly trenchant; cutting; capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, were eating away by chemical action
Chagrined A keen feeling of mental and ease, as of annoying to embarrassment, caused by failure, disappointment, or a disc concerning event
Chary Very cautious; weary; not giving or expending freely; sparing
Circumspect Head full of circumstances and potential consequences
Composed Free from the agitation; calm; serenely self possessed
Conciliatory Intended or likely to placate; pacify, or appease
Courteous Polite and respectful; well mannered
Cynical Distrusting word disparaging the motives of others; believing is showing the believe that people are motivated chiefly by bass or selfish concerns
Deferential Polite and showing respect; giving way to the opinions and preferences of others
Derogatory Showing strong disapproval and not showing respect; making something or someone feel less than they are; belittling
Derisive Marking or jeering in a contemptuous manner
Didactic Designed to teach; intended to convey information; morally instructive
Diffident Hesitant in acting or speaking, especially from a lack of self-confidence; shy; timid; reserved; an assertive
Disconsolate Seeming beyond help; extremely dejected; cheerless; gloomy
Disgruntled I’m happy or discontented ; it’ll humor
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