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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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Dear boss, You are the most implacable boss I have ever worked with. You are pitiless and immovable no matter how hard I try. For these reasons, I'm out. Yours sincerely...
answered Jun 23 '11 by Ed Guiness
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A person that hates is a hater. Recently I've noticed that this word has taken on an implication that the hater is predisposed to it. Haters gonna hate
answered Oct 14 '11 by Ed Guiness
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The word is pessimist, a person who expects the worst. Mr X is a pessimist. Contrast with optimist. It is often said that while optimists are happier, pessimists are more often correct. an …
answered Mar 10 '11 by Ed Guiness
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A person might be eloquent or articulate when talking, and they might be fluent and powerfully expressive when writing. In contrast, a person might be inarticulate when talking, and awkward when writ …
answered Jun 29 '11 by Ed Guiness
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There is a common management style of improvisation, often in response to continual crisis. I call it management by the seat of your trousers. Apparently this is from early aviation parlance, where p …
answered Apr 15 '11 by Ed Guiness