Grammatica

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The 'selfish' and 'dangerous' group

These adjectives indicate that something is undesirable in some way. This may be something that someone does, as in It would be selfish to marry, or something that happens to someone, as in It's annoying to have people clicking their fingers at you.This group includes adjectives that indicate that a situation or action
    makes someone feel bad e.g. annoying, disappointing, shocking
    is morally wrong e.g. abhorrent, dishonest, selfish
    shows a lack of sense or manners e.g. crass, discourteous, ludicrous, stupid
    is dangerous e.g. dangerous, hazardous, suicidal
    has an undesirable outcome e.g. counterproductive, fatal
    serves no purpose e.g. futile, idle, pointless
It's annoying to have people clicking their fingers at you to get your attention.
It is always a little dangerous to let a child loose in an action playground on his own while he is very young.
It's more expensive to live alone and it can be very isolating.
It's ludicrous to give such a small amount to children's services. There is nothing more important than the mental health of children.
I know from experience it's pointless to try putting a born worrier's mind at ease.
I thought it would be selfish to marry if I were going to be killed.
  • abhorrent
  • absurd
  • agonizing
  • amoral
  • annoying
  • awful
  • bad
  • barbarous
  • barmy
  • childish
  • counterproductive
  • cowardly
  • crass
  • crazy
  • criminal
  • cynical
  • daft
  • dangerous
  • defeatist
  • degrading
  • depressing
  • disappointing
  • disastrous
  • disconcerting
  • discouraging
  • discourteous
  • disgraceful
  • dishonest
  • disingenuous
  • disquieting
  • distressing
  • disturbing
  • dreadful
  • expensive
  • facile
  • farcical
  • fashionable
  • fatal
  • fatuous
  • foolhardy
  • foolish
  • fraudulent
  • fruitless
  • frustrating
  • futile
  • galling
  • grotesque
  • harmful
  • harsh
  • hazardous
  • heartbreaking
  • hopeless
  • horrible
  • horrifying
  • humiliating
  • hypocritical
  • idle
  • immoral
  • impertinent
  • impolite
  • inadvisable
  • inappropriate
  • incoherent
  • inconsistent
  • inhumane
  • insane
  • insulting
  • intolerable
  • invidious
  • irresponsible
  • irritating
  • laughable
  • ludicrous
  • meaningless
  • mischievous
  • misguided
  • naive
  • obscene
  • outrageous
  • painful
  • pathetic
  • pointless
  • premature
  • preposterous
  • rash
  • ridiculous
  • risky
  • rude
  • sad
  • scandalous
  • scary
  • selfish
  • senseless
  • shameful
  • shocking
  • sickening
  • silly
  • simplistic
  • stupid
  • suicidal
  • taboo
  • tedious
  • terrible
  • terrifying
  • tragic
  • traumatic
  • unacceptable
  • uncharitable
  • uncomfortable
  • undesirable
  • unethical
  • BROKEN!
  • unjust
  • unpatriotic
  • unrealistic
  • unreasonable
  • unsafe
  • unseemly
  • unwarranted
  • unwise
  • useless
  • wasteful
  • wrong
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