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This tag is for questions about pejorative language. Pejorative language is any language that portrays someone or something in a negative light, no matter whether it is intended to be disparaging and derogatory, contemptuous or disapproving, belittling or offensive, or even abusive. It’s anything that makes someone or something look bad.

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difficult can be used as a diplomatic phrase for someone who is unpleasant to socialise or associate with. eg. I'm not looking forward to working with Pete, let's just say he's a bit... difficul …
answered Aug 6 '15 by dwjohnston
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Privileged generally means the person was brought up well educated, well fed, etc. However, it doesn't explicitly mean that person hasn't suffered hardship. A privileged person can still suffer hardsh …
answered May 7 '14 by dwjohnston
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I would say that they sound uninterested. uninterested adj. not interested in or concerned about something or someone.
answered Oct 18 '15 by dwjohnston
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I think this is a good question. I don't have a noun for such a person, but the action they doing is holding it over you, or holding it over your head. God - That Jim, he got me a job at the co …
answered May 10 '16 by dwjohnston
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A troll? While commonly used to a term for people acting as to illicit an emotional reaction on the internet, I think it can also apply to real life. From Wikipedia: In Internet slang, a troll ( …
answered May 12 '14 by dwjohnston
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Putting on a brave face might fit what you're expressing here with 'Inside they cry and die a thousand dead of tensions'. Jenny was dying inside, she hated her job; she hated her smarmy manager, t …
answered May 26 '14 by dwjohnston
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Someone suffering from tall poppy syndrome. Tall poppy syndrome (TPS) is a pejorative term primarily used in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and other Anglosphere nations to describe a soc …
answered Dec 5 '13 by dwjohnston
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A circlejerk fits what you're describing here. A literal circlejerk is a sex act where several men line up in a circle and each man masturbates the man next to him. This term is applied for figura …
answered Oct 14 '15 by dwjohnston
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There are lots of possible answers here. This is quite a common social dynamic, so a lot of words have been discovered to be relevant. Frenemy is a portmanteau that exactly describes this situation …
answered Aug 3 '14 by dwjohnston
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You could use social media addict. It's doesn't fit the description exactly, as a social media addict doesn't necessarily overshare publicly (eg, you can have social media addicts who are just messa …
answered Jul 20 '15 by dwjohnston