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  1. 1. Feelings Andrew Ernest Ritz May 9, 2011Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 1 / 444
  2. 2. Happiness - strongFeelings - Happiness - strong Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 2 / 444
  3. 3. Strong adj –1. (58) strong – (having strength or power greater than average or expected; ”a strong radio signal”; ”strong medicine”; ”a strong man”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 3 / 444
  4. 4. Delighted verb –1. (5) please, delight – (give pleasure to or be pleasing to; ”These colors please the senses”; ”a pleasing sensation”) adj –1. (3) delighted – (greatly pleased) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 4 / 444
  5. 5. Ebullient adj –. (1) ebullient, exuberant, high-spirited – (joyously unrestrained) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 5 / 444
  6. 6. Ecstatic adj –. (2) ecstatic, enraptured, rapturous, rapt, rhapsodic – (feeling great rapture or delight) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 6 / 444
  7. 7. Elated verb –. (1) elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate – (fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; ”Music can uplift your spirits”) adj –1. elated – (exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; ”the elated winner”; ”felt elated and excited”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 7 / 444
  8. 8. Energetic adj –1. (4) energetic – (possessing or exerting or displaying energy; ”an energetic fund raiser for the college”; ”an energetic group of hikers”; ”it caused an energetic chemical reaction”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 8 / 444
  9. 9. Enthusiastic adj –. (9) enthusiastic – (having or showing great excitement and interest; ”enthusiastic crowds filled the streets”; ”an enthusiast ic response”; ”was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 9 / 444
  10. 10. Euphoric adj –. (1) euphoric – (exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 10 / 444
  11. 11. Excited verb –1. (8) excite – (arouse or elicit a feeling) adj –1. (4) aroused, emotional, excited, worked up – ((of persons) excessively affected by emotion; ”he would become emotional over nothing at all”; ”she was worked up about all the noise”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 11 / 444
  12. 12. Exhilarated verb –. exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify – (fill with sublime emotion; ”The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies”; ”He was inebriated by his phenomenal success”) adj –. gladdened, exhilarated – (made joyful; ”the sun and the wind on his back made him feel exhilarated–happy to be alive”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 12 / 444
  13. 13. Overjoyed verb –. overjoy – (cause to feel extremely joyful or happy; ”the economic growth overjoyed the German industry”) adj –. overjoyed – (extremely joyful) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 13 / 444
  14. 14. Thrilled verb –1. (2) thrill – (cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; ”The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow”) adj –. thrilled – (feeling intense pleasurable excitement) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 14 / 444
  15. 15. Vibrant adj –1. (2) vibrant, vivacious – (vigorous and animated; ”a vibrant group that challenged the system”; ”a charming and vivaciou s hostess”; ”a vivacious folk dance”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 15 / 444
  16. 16. Zippy adj –1. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy – (quick and energetic; ”a brisk walk in the park”; ”a lively gait”; ”a merry chase”; ”traveling at a rattling rate”; ”a snappy pace”; ”a spanking breeze”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 16 / 444
  17. 17. Happiness - mediumFeelings - Happiness - medium Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 17 / 444
  18. 18. Aglow adj –. aglow, lambent, lucent, luminous – (softly bright or radiant; ”a house aglow with lights”; ”glowing embers”; ”lambent tongues of flame”; ”the lucent moon”; ”a sky luminous with stars”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 18 / 444
  19. 19. Buoyant adj –1. (1) buoyant, floaty – (tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas; ”buoyant balloons”; ”buoyant balsawood boats”; ”a floaty scarf”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 19 / 444
  20. 20. Cheerful adj –1. (4) cheerful – (being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; ”her cheerful nature”; ”a cheerful greeting”; ”a cheerful room”; ”as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 20 / 444
  21. 21. Elevated noun –. elevated railway, elevated railroad, elevated, el, overhead railway – (a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level) verb –1. (3) promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate – (give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; ”John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired”; ”Women tend not to advance in the major law firms”; ”I got promoted after many years of hard work”) adj –1. (1) elevated – (raised above the ground; ”an elevated platform”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 21 / 444
  22. 22. Gleeful adj –. (3) elated, gleeful, joyful, jubilant – (full of high-spi rited delight; ”a joyful heart”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 22 / 444
  23. 23. Happy adj –1. (37) happy – (enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; ”a happy smile”; ”spent many happy days on the beach”; ”a happy marriage”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 23 / 444
  24. 24. Jovial adj –. (2) gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful – (full of or showing high-spirited merriment; ”when hearts were young and gay”; ”a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company”- Wordsworth; ”the jolly crowd at the reunion”; ”jolly old Saint Nick”; ”a jovial old gentleman”; ”have a merry Christmas”; ”peals of merry laughter”; ”a mirthful laugh”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 24 / 444
  25. 25. Lively adj –1. (7) lively – (full of life and energy; ”a lively discussion”; ”lively and attractive parents”; ”a lively party”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 25 / 444
  26. 26. Merry adj –1. (4) gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful – (full of or showing high-spirited merriment; ”when hearts were young and gay”; ”a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company”- Wordsworth; ”the jolly crowd at the reunion”; ”jolly old Saint Nick”; ”a jovial old gentleman”; ”have a merry Christmas”; ”peals of merry laughter”; ”a mirthful laugh”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 26 / 444
  27. 27. Sparkling noun –. twinkle, scintillation, sparkling – (a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash) verb –1. (1) sparkle, scintillate, coruscate – (reflect brightly ; ”Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside”) adj –1. (2) sparkling – (shining with brilliant points of light like stars; ”sparkling snow”; ”sparkling eyes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 27 / 444
  28. 28. Up verb –. (2) up – (raise; ”up the ante”) adj –1. (8) up – (being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; ”the anchor is up”; ”the sun is up”; ”he lay face up”; ”he is up by a pawn”; ”the market is up”; ”the corn is up”) adv –1. (79) up, upwards, upward, upwardly – (spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position; ”look up!”; ”the music surged up”; ”the fragments flew upwards”; ”prices soared upwards”; ”upwardly mobile”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 28 / 444
  29. 29. Happiness - lightFeelings - Happiness - light Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 29 / 444
  30. 30. Contented verb –1. (3) content – (satisfy in a limited way; ”He contented himself with one glass of beer per day”) adj –. (3) contented, content – (satisfied or showing satisfacti on with things as they are; ”a contented smile”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 30 / 444
  31. 31. Cool noun –1. cool – (the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature; ”the cool of early morning”) verb –1. (15) cool, chill, cool down – (make cool or cooler; ”Chill the food”) adj –1. (25) cool – (neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat; ”a cool autumn day”; ”a cool room”; ”cool summer dresses”; ”cool drinks”; ”a cool breeze”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 31 / 444
  32. 32. Fine noun –. fine, mulct, amercement – (money extracted as a penalty) verb –. ticket, fine – (issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty; ”I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street”; ”Move your car or else you will be ticketed!”) adj –1. (4) all right, fine, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dory – (being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; ”an all-right movie”; ”the passengers were shaken up but are all right”; ”is everything all right?”; ”everything’s fine”; ”things are okay”; ”dinner and the movies had been fine”; ”another minute I’d have been fine”) adv –1. (3) very well, fine, alright, all right, OK – (an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 32 / 444
  33. 33. Genial adj –1. (3) affable, amiable, cordial, genial – (diffusing warmth and friendliness; ”an affable smile”; ”an amiable gathering”; ”cordial relations”; ”a cordial greeting”; ”a genial host”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 33 / 444
  34. 34. Glad noun –. gladiolus, gladiola, glad, sword lily – (any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated) adj –1. (11) glad – (showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy; ”glad you are here”; ”glad that they succeeded” ; ”gave a glad shout”; ”a glad smile”; ”heard the glad news”; ”a glad occasion”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 34 / 444
  35. 35. Gratified verb –1. (2) satisfy, gratify – (make happy or satisfied) adj –. (1) gratified – (having received what was desired) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 35 / 444
  36. 36. Keen noun –. keen – (a funeral lament sung with loud wailing) verb –. lament, keen – (express grief verbally; ”we lamented the death of the child”) adj –1. (3) acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp – (having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; ”an acute observer of politics and politicians”; ”incisive comments”; ”icy knifelike reasoning”; ”as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang”; ”penetrat ing insight”; ”frequent penetrative observations”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 36 / 444
  37. 37. Pleasant adj –1. (9) pleasant – (affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings; ”we had a pleasant evening together”; ”a pleasant scene”; ”pleasant sensations”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 37 / 444
  38. 38. Pleased verb –1. (15) please, delight – (give pleasure to or be pleasing to; ”These colors please the senses”; ”a pleasing sensation”) adj –1. (9) pleased – (experiencing or manifesting pleasure) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 38 / 444
  39. 39. Satisfied verb –1. (13) satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up to – (meet the requirements or expectations of) adj –1. (11) satisfied – (filled with satisfaction; ”a satisfied customer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 39 / 444
  40. 40. Serene adj –1. calm, unagitated, serene, tranquil – (not agitated; without losing self-possession; ”spoke in a calm voice”; ”remained calm throughout the uproar”; ”he remained serene in the midst of turbulence”; ”a serene expression on her face”; ”she became more tranquil”; ”tranquil life in the country”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 40 / 444
  41. 41. Sunny adj –. (2) cheery, gay, sunny – (bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; ”a cheery hello”; ”a gay sunny room”; ”a sunny smile”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 41 / 444
  42. 42. Caring - strongFeelings - Caring - strong Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 42 / 444
  43. 43. Adoring verb –. (1) adore – (love intensely; ”he just adored his wife”) adj –1. adoring, worshipful – (showing adoration) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 43 / 444
  44. 44. Ardent adj –1. (1) ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervi d, torrid – (characterized by intense emotion; ”ardent love”; ”an ardent lover”; ”a fervent desire to change society”; ”a fervent admirer”; ”fiery oratory”; ”an impassioned appeal”; ”a torrid love affair”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 44 / 444
  45. 45. Cherishing verb –. (13) care for, cherish, hold dear, treasure – (be fond of; be attached to) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 45 / 444
  46. 46. Compassionate verb –. feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with – (share the suffering of) adj –. compassionate – (showing or having compassion; ”heard the soft and compassionate voices of women”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 46 / 444
  47. 47. Devoted verb –1. (30) give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote – (give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; ”She committe d herself to the work of God”; ”give one’s talents to a good cause”; ”consecrate your life to the church”) adj –1. (6) devoted – (zealous in devotion or affection; ”a devoted husband and father”; ”devoted friends”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 47 / 444
  48. 48. Doting verb –1. dote – (be foolish or senile due to old age) adj –. adoring, doting, fond – (extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; ”adoring grandparents”; ”deceiving her preoccupi ed and doting husband with a young captain”; ”hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 48 / 444
  49. 49. Fervent adj –1. (3) ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervi d, torrid – (characterized by intense emotion; ”ardent love”; ”an ardent lover”; ”a fervent desire to change society”; ”a fervent admirer”; ”fiery oratory”; ”an impassioned appeal”; ”a torrid love affair”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 49 / 444
  50. 50. Idolizing verb –. (1) idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship, revere – (love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; ”Many teenagers idolized the Beatles”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 50 / 444
  51. 51. Infatuated verb –. infatuate – (arouse unreasoning love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way; ”His new car has infatuated him”; ”love has infatuated her”) adj –. enamored, infatuated, in love, potty, smitten, soft on, taken with – (marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness; ”gaga over the rock group’s new album”; ”he was infatuated with her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 51 / 444
  52. 52. Passionate adj –. (7) passionate – (having or expressing strong emotions) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 52 / 444
  53. 53. Worshipful adj –1. adoring, worshipful – (showing adoration) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 53 / 444
  54. 54. Zealous adj –. avid, zealous – (marked by active interest and enthusiasm ; ”an avid sports fan”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 54 / 444
  55. 55. Caring MediumFeelings - Caring Medium Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 55 / 444
  56. 56. Admiring verb –1. (13) admire, look up to – (feel admiration for) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 56 / 444
  57. 57. Affectionate adj –. (2) affectionate, fond, lovesome, tender, warm – (having or displaying warmth or affection; ”affectionate children”; ”a fond embrace”; ”fond of his nephew”; ”a tender glance”; ”a warm embrace”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 57 / 444
  58. 58. Attached verb –1. (22) attach – (cause to be attached) adj –1. (1) affiliated, attached, connected – (being joined in close association; ”affiliated clubs”; ”all art schools whether independent or attached to universities”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 58 / 444
  59. 59. Fond adj –1. (3) affectionate, fond, lovesome, tender, warm – (having or displaying warmth or affection; ”affectionate children”; ”a fond embrace”; ”fond of his nephew”; ”a tender glance”; ”a warm embrace”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 59 / 444
  60. 60. Kind noun –. (126) kind, sort, form, variety – (a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; ”sculpture is a form of art”; ”what kinds of desserts are there?”) adj –1. (4) kind – (having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; ”kind to sick patients”; ”a kind master”; ”kind words showing understa nding and sympathy”; ”thanked her for her kind letter”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 60 / 444
  61. 61. Loving verb –1. (43) love – (have a great affection or liking for; ”I love French food”; ”She loves her boss and works hard for him”) adj –. (3) loving – (feeling or showing love and affection; ”loving parents”; ”loving glances”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 61 / 444
  62. 62. Partial noun –1. partial derivative, partial – (the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant) adj –1. (5) partial – (being or affecting only a part; not total; ”a partial description of the suspect”; ”partial collapse”; ”a partial eclipse”; ”a partial monopoly”; ”partial immunity”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 62 / 444
  63. 63. Sympathetic adj –1. (13) sympathetic – (of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system; ”sympathetic neurons”; ”sympathetic stimulation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 63 / 444
  64. 64. Tender noun –1. tender, legal tender, stamp – (something that can be used as an official medium of payment) verb –1. (1) tender – (offer or present for acceptance) adj –1. (2) tender – (given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality; ”a tender heart”; ”a tender smile”; ”tender loving care”; ”tender memories”; ”a tender mother”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 64 / 444
  65. 65. Caring - lightFeelings - Caring - light Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 65 / 444
  66. 66. Appreciative adj –1. (1) appreciative – (feeling or expressive of gratitude; ”was appreciative of his efforts”; ”an appreciative word”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 66 / 444
  67. 67. Attentive adj –1. (2) attentive – ((often followed by ‘to’) giving care or attention; ”attentive to details”; ”the nurse was attentive to her patient”; ”an attentive suitor”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 67 / 444
  68. 68. Considerate adj –. (2) considerate – (showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; ”friends considerate enough to leave us alone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 68 / 444
  69. 69. Friendly noun –. friendly – (troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces; ”friendlies came to their rescue”) adj –1. (25) friendly – (characteristic of or befitting a friend; ”friendly advice”; ”a friendly neighborhood”; ”the only friendly person here”; ”a friendly host and hostess”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 69 / 444
  70. 70. Kind noun –. (126) kind, sort, form, variety – (a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; ”sculpture is a form of art”; ”what kinds of desserts are there?”) adj –1. (4) kind – (having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; ”kind to sick patients”; ”a kind master”; ”kind words showing understa nding and sympathy”; ”thanked her for her kind letter”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 70 / 444
  71. 71. Like noun –1. like, the like, the likes of – (a similar kind; ”dogs, foxes, and the like”, ”we don’t want the likes of you around here”) verb –1. (76) wish, care, like – (prefer or wish to do something ; ”Do you care to try this dish?”; ”Would you like to come along to the movies?”) adj –1. (30) like, similar – (resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combinatio n; ”suits of like design”; ”a limited circle of like minds”; ”members of the cat family have like dispositions”; ”as like as two peas in a pod”; ”doglike devotion”; ”a dreamlike quality”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 71 / 444
  72. 72. Respecting verb –1. (12) respect, esteem, value, prize, prise – (regard highly; think much of; ”I respect his judgement”; ”We prize his creativity”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 72 / 444
  73. 73. Thoughtful adj –1. (2) thoughtful – (having intellectual depth; ”a deeply thoughtful essay”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 73 / 444
  74. 74. Tolerant adj –1. (3) tolerant – (showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 74 / 444
  75. 75. Yielding noun –1. giving up, yielding, surrender – (a verbal act of admitting defeat) verb –1. (6) yield, give, afford – (be the cause or source of; ”He gave me a lot of trouble”; ”Our meeting afforded much interest ing information”) adj –1. (3) yielding – (inclined to yield to argument or influence or control; ”a timid yielding person”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 75 / 444
  76. 76. Depression - strongFeelings - Depression - strong Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 76 / 444
  77. 77. Alienated verb –1. (3) estrange, alienate, alien, disaffect – (arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness; ”She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious”) adj –1. (1) alienated, anomic, disoriented – (socially disorient ed; ”anomic loners musing over their fate”; ”we live in an age of rootless alienated people”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 77 / 444
  78. 78. Barren noun –. barren, waste, wasteland – (an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation; ”the barrens of central Africa”; ”the trackless wastes of the desert”) adj –1. bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark – (providing no shelter or sustenance; ”bare rocky hills”; ”barren lands”; ”the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes”; ”the desolate surface of the moon”; ”a stark landscape”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 78 / 444
  79. 79. Beaten verb –1. (18) beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish – (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; ”Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship”; ”We beat the competition”; ”Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game”) adj –1. beaten – (formed or made thin by hammering; ”beaten gold”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 79 / 444
  80. 80. Bleak adj –1. (2) black, bleak, dim – (offering little or no hope; ”the future looked black”; ”prospects were bleak”; ”Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult”- J.M.Synge; ”took a dim view of things”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 80 / 444
  81. 81. Bleeding noun –. bleeding, hemorrhage, haemorrhage – (the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel) verb –1. (10) shed blood, bleed, hemorrhage – (lose blood from one’s body) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 81 / 444
  82. 82. Dejected verb –. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise – (lower someone’s spirits; make downhearted; ”These news depressed her”; ”The bad state of her child’s health demoralizes her”) adj –. (1) dejected – (affected or marked by low spirits; ”is dejected but trying to look cheerful”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 82 / 444
  83. 83. Depressed verb –1. (3) depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise – (lower someone’s spirits; make downhearted; ”These news depressed her”; ”The bad state of her child’s health demoralizes her”) adj –1. (1) depressed, down – (lower than previously; ”the market is depressed”; ”prices are down”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 83 / 444
  84. 84. Desolate verb –1. abandon, forsake, desolate, desert – (leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; ”The mother deserted her children”) adj –1. (4) bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark – (providing no shelter or sustenance; ”bare rocky hills”; ”barren lands”; ”the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes”; ”the desolate surface of the moon”; ”a stark landscape”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 84 / 444
  85. 85. Despondent adj –. (3) despondent, heartsick – (without or almost without hope; ”despondent about his failure”; ”too heartsick to fight back”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 85 / 444
  86. 86. Dismal adj –. blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary – (causing dejection; ”a blue day”; ”the dark days of the war”; ”a week of rainy depressing weather”; ”a disconsolate winter landscape”; ”the first dismal dispiriting days of November”; ”a dark gloomy day”; ”grim rainy weather”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 86 / 444
  87. 87. Empty noun –. empty – (a container that has been emptied; ”return all empties to the store”) verb –1. (4) empty – (make void or empty of contents; ”Empty the box”; ”The alarm emptied the building”) adj –1. (30) empty – (holding or containing nothing; ”an empty glass”; ”an empty room”; ”full of empty seats”; ”empty hours”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 87 / 444
  88. 88. Gloomy adj –1. (1) glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky – (depressingly dark; ”the gloomy forest”; ”the glooming interior of an old inn”; ”‘gloomful’ is archaic”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 88 / 444
  89. 89. Grieved verb –1. (1) grieve, sorrow – (feel grief) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 89 / 444
  90. 90. Grim adj –1. (8) grim, inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting – (not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; ”grim determination”; ”grim necessity”; ”Russia’s final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty”; ”relentl ess persecution”; ”the stern demands of parenthood”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 90 / 444
  91. 91. Hopeless adj –1. (3) hopeless – (without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; ”in an agony of hopeless grief”; ”with a hopeless sigh he sat down”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 91 / 444
  92. 92. Woeful adj –1. (2) woebegone, woeful – (affected by or full of grief or woe; ”his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone”- George du Maurier) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 92 / 444
  93. 93. Worried verb –1. (32) worry – (be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; ”I worry about my job”) adj –1. (7) disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried – (afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; ”too upset to say anything”; ”spent many disquieted moments”; ”distressed about her son’s leaving home”; ”lapsed into disturbed sleep”; ”worried parents”; ”a worried frown”; ”one last worried check of the sleeping children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 93 / 444
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  95. 95. Awful adj –1. (10) atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable – (exceptionally bad or displeasing; ”atrocious taste”; ”abominable workmanship”; ”an awful voice”; ”dreadful manners” ; ”a painful performance”; ”terrible handwriting”; ”an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room”) adv –. (4) terribly, awfully, awful, frightfully – (used as intensifiers; ”terribly interesting”; ”I’m awful sorry”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 95 / 444
  96. 96. Blue noun –1. (9) blue, blueness – (blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; ”he had eyes of bright blue”) verb –. blue – (turn blue) adj –1. (48) blue, bluish, blueish – (of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky; ”October’s bright blue weather”- Helen Hunt Jackson; ”a blue flame”; ”blue haze of tobacco smoke”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 96 / 444
  97. 97. Crestfallen adj –. chapfallen, chopfallen, crestfallen, deflated – (brought low in spirit; ”left us fatigued and deflated spiritually”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 97 / 444
  98. 98. Demoralized verb –1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect – (corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; ”debauch the young people with wine and women”; ”Socrates was accused of corrupting young men”; ”Do school counselors subvert young children?”; ”corrupt the morals”) adj –. demoralized, demoralised, discouraged, disheartened – (made less hopeful or enthusiastic; ”desperate demoralized people looking for work”; ”felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem”; ”the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 98 / 444
  99. 99. Devalued verb –1. devalue, devaluate – (remove the value from; deprive of its value) adj –. debased, devalued, degraded – (lowered in value; ”the dollar is low”; ”a debased currency”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 99 / 444
  100. 100. Discouraged verb –1. (12) deter, discourage – (try to prevent; show oppositi on to; ”We should discourage this practice among our youth”) adj –1. (2) demoralized, demoralised, discouraged, disheartened – (made less hopeful or enthusiastic; ”desperate demoralized people looking for work”; ”felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem”; ”the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 100 / 444
  101. 101. Dispirited verb –. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise – (lower someone’s spirits; make downhearted; ”These news depressed her”; ”The bad state of her child’s health demoralizes her”) adj –1. dispirited, listless – (marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm; ”a dispirited and divided Party”; ”reacted to the crisis with listless resignation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 101 / 444
  102. 102. Distressed verb –1. straiten, distress – (bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship) adj –1. (1) distressed, hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad way – (facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; ”distresse d companies need loans and technical advice”; ”financially hard-presse d Mexican hotels are lowering their prices”; ”we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment”; ”found themselves in a bad way financia lly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 102 / 444
  103. 103. Downcast noun –. downcast – (a ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine) adj –1. (1) downcast – (directed downward; ”a downcast glance”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 103 / 444
  104. 104. Downhearted adj –. gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited – (filled with melancholy and despondency ; ”gloomy at the thought of what he had to face”; ”gloomy predictions”; ”a gloomy silence”; ”took a grim view of the economy”; ”the darkening mood”; ”lonely and blue in a strange city”; ”depressed by the loss of his job”; ”a dispirited and resigned expression on her face”; ”downcast after his defeat”; ”feeling discouraged and downhearted”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 104 / 444
  105. 105. Lost noun –. (1) doomed, lost – (people who are destined to die soon; ”the agony of the doomed was in his voice”) verb –1. (123) lose – (fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; ”She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat”) adj –1. (5) lost – (no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; ”a lost child”; ”lost friends”; ”his lost book”; ”lost opportunities”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 105 / 444
  106. 106. Melancholy noun –1. (4) melancholy – (a feeling of thoughtful sadness) adj –1. (3) melancholy, melancholic – (characterized by or causing or expressing sadness; ”growing more melancholy every hour”; ”her melancholic smile”; ”we acquainted him with the melancholy truth”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 106 / 444
  107. 107. Miserable adj –1. (3) miserable, suffering, wretched – (very unhappy; full of misery; ”he felt depressed and miserable”; ”a message of hope for suffering humanity”; ”wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 107 / 444
  108. 108. Regretful adj –. regretful, sorry, bad – (feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; ”felt regretful over his vanished youth”; ”regretful over mistakes she had made”; ”he felt bad about breaking the vase”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 108 / 444
  109. 109. Rotten adj –1. (1) icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinky – (very bad; ”a lousy play”; ”it’s a stinking world”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 109 / 444
  110. 110. Sorrowful adj –. (2) sorrowful – (experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; ”sorrowful widows”; ”a sorrowful tale of death and despair”; ”sorrowful news”; ”even in laughter the heart is sorrowful”- Proverbs 14:13) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 110 / 444
  111. 111. Tearful adj –1. tearful – (filled with or marked by tears; ”tearful eyes”; ”tearful entreaties”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 111 / 444
  112. 112. Upset noun –1. (1) disturbance, perturbation, upset – (an unhappy and worried mental state; ”there was too much anger and disturbance”; ”she didn’t realize the upset she caused me”) verb –1. (4) upset – (disturb the balance or stability of; ”The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries”) adj –1. (1) disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried – (afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; ”too upset to say anything”; ”spent many disquieted moments”; ”distressed about her son’s leaving home”; ”lapsed into disturbed sleep”; ”worried parents”; ”a worried frown”; ”one last worried check of the sleeping children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 112 / 444
  113. 113. Weepy adj –. weepy – (liable to weep easily) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 113 / 444
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  115. 115. Blah noun –. bombast, fustian, rant, claptrap, blah – (pompous or pretentious talk or writing) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 115 / 444
  116. 116. Disappointed verb –. (5) disappoint, let down – (fail to meet the hopes or expectations of; ”Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage”) adj –. (4) defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrate d, thwarted – (disappointingly unsuccessful; ”disappointed expectatio ns and thwarted ambitions”; ”their foiled attempt to capture Calais”; ”many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers”; ”his best efforts were thwarted”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 116 / 444
  117. 117. Down noun –1. (1) down, down feather – (soft fine feathers) verb –1. (3) toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill – (drink down entirely; ”He downed three martinis before dinner”; ”She killed a bottle of brandy that night”; ”They popped a few beer after work”) adj –1. (9) down – (being or moving lower in position or less in some value; ”lay face down”; ”the moon is down”; ”our team is down by a run”; ”down by a pawn”; ”the stock market is down today”) adv –1. (98) down, downwards, downward, downwardly – (spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; ”don’t fall down”; ”rode the lift up and skied down”; ”prices plunged downward”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 117 / 444
  118. 118. Funk noun –1. funk, blue funk – (a state of nervous depression; ”he was in a funk”) verb –. flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail – (draw back, as with fear or pain; ”she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 118 / 444
  119. 119. Glum adj –1. (1) glum – (moody and melancholic) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 119 / 444
  120. 120. Low noun –1. low, depression – (an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; ”a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow”) verb –. moo, low – (make a low noise, characteristic of bovines) adj –1. (55) low – (less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; ”low prices”; ”the reservoir is low”) adv –. (3) low – (in a low position; near the ground; ”the branches hung low”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 120 / 444
  121. 121. Moody noun –1. Moody, Helen Wills Moody, Helen Wills, Helen Newington Wills – (United States tennis player who dominated women’s tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)) adj –1. dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen – (showing a brooding ill humor; ”a dark scowl”; ”the proverbially dour New England Puritan”; ”a glum, hopeless shrug”; ”he sat in moody silence”; ”a morose and unsociable manner”; ”a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius”- Bruce Bliven; ”a sour temper”; ”a sullen crowd”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 121 / 444
  122. 122. Morose adj –. (2) dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen – (showing a brooding ill humor; ”a dark scowl”; ”the proverbially dour New England Puritan”; ”a glum, hopeless shrug”; ”he sat in moody silence”; ”a morose and unsociable manner”; ”a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius”- Bruce Bliven; ”a sour temper”; ”a sullen crowd”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 122 / 444
  123. 123. Somber adj –1. (1) drab, sober, somber, sombre – (lacking brightness or color; dull; ”drab faded curtains”; ”sober Puritan grey”; ”children in somber brown clothes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 123 / 444
  124. 124. Subdued verb –1. (2) repress, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce – (put down by force or intimidation; ”The government quashes any attempt of an uprising”; ”China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently”; ”The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land”) adj –1. (3) hushed, muted, subdued, quiet – (in a softened tone; ”hushed voices”; ”muted trumpets”; ”a subdued whisper”; ”a quiet reprimand”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 124 / 444
  125. 125. Uncomfortable adj –1. (2) uncomfortable – (conducive to or feeling mental discomfort; ”this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable” ; ”the uncomfortable truth”; ”grew uncomfortable beneath his appraisin g eye”; ”an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest”; ”the teacher’s presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 125 / 444
  126. 126. Unhappy adj –1. (6) unhappy – (experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; ”unhappy over her departure”; ”unhappy with her raise”; ”after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence”; ”had an unhappy time at school”; ”the unhappy (or sad) news”; ”he looks so sad”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 126 / 444
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  128. 128. Blemished verb –1. deface, disfigure, blemish – (mar or spoil the appearan ce of; ”scars defaced her cheeks”; ”The vandals disfigured the statue”) adj –1. blemished – (marred by imperfections) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 128 / 444
  129. 129. Blotched verb –. mottle, streak, blotch – (mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained) adj –. blotched, blotchy, splotched – (marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 129 / 444
  130. 130. Broken verb –1. (15) interrupt, break – (terminate; ”She interrupted her pregnancy”; ”break a lucky streak”; ”break the cycle of poverty”) adj –1. (16) broken – (physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; ”a broken mirror”; ”a broken tooth”; ”a broken leg”; ”his neck is broken”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 130 / 444
  131. 131. Crippled verb –1. (2) cripple, stultify – (deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless; ”This measure crippled our efforts”; ”Their behavior stultified the boss’s hard work”) adj –. (1) crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game – (disable d in the feet or legs; ”a crippled soldier”; ”a game leg”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 131 / 444
  132. 132. Damaged verb –1. (12) damage – (inflict damage upon; ”The snow damaged the roof”; ”She damaged the car when she hit the tree”) adj –1. damaged – (harmed or injured or spoiled; ”I won’t buy damaged goods”; ”the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings” ) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 132 / 444
  133. 133. False adj –1. (9) false – (not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality; ”gave false testimony under oath”; ”false tales of bravery”) adv –. faithlessly, traitorously, treacherously, treasonably, false – (in a disloyal and faithless manner; ”he behaved treacherousl y”; ”his wife played him false”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 133 / 444
  134. 134. Feeble adj –1. (4) feeble, lame – (pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; ”a feeble excuse”; ”a lame argument”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 134 / 444
  135. 135. Finished verb –1. (44) complete, finish – (come or bring to a finish or an end; ”He finished the dishes”; ”She completed the requirements for her Master’s Degree”; ”The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours”) adj –1. (5) finished – ((of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; ”a finished product”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 135 / 444
  136. 136. Flawed verb –. flaw, blemish – (add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfec t or defective) adj –. blemished, flawed – (having a blemish or flaw; ”a flawed diamond”; ”an irregular pair of jeans”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 136 / 444
  137. 137. Helpless adj –1. (4) helpless, incapacitated – (lacking in or deprived of strength or power; ”lying ill and helpless”; ”helpless with laughter”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 137 / 444
  138. 138. Impotent adj –1. (4) impotent – (lacking power or ability; ”Technology without morality is barbarous; morality without technology is impotent ”- Freeman J.Dyson; ”felt impotent rage”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 138 / 444
  139. 139. Inferior noun –1. inferior – (one of lesser rank or station or quality) adj –1. (2) inferior – (of or characteristic of low rank or importance) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 139 / 444
  140. 140. Invalid noun –. (1) invalid, shut-in – (someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury) verb –1. invalid – (force to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen) adj –1. invalid – (having no cogency or legal force; ”invalid reasoning”; ”an invalid driver’s license”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 140 / 444
  141. 141. Powerless adj –. (1) powerless – (lacking power) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 141 / 444
  142. 142. Useless adj –. (7) useless – (having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully; ”a kitchen full of useless gadgets”; ”she is useless in an emergency”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 142 / 444
  143. 143. Whipped verb –1. (8) flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce – (beat severely with a whip or rod; ”The teacher often flogged the students”; ”The children were severely trounced”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 143 / 444
  144. 144. Worthless adj –1. (1) worthless – (lacking in usefulness or value; ”a worthless idler”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 144 / 444
  145. 145. Zero noun –1. (6) nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo – (a quantity of no importance; ”it looked like nothing I had ever seen before”; ”reduced to nil all the work we had done”; ”we racked up a pathetic goose egg”; ”it was all for naught”; ”I didn’t hear zilch about it”) verb –1. zero – (adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value) adj –1. (5) zero, 0 – (indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration; ”a zero score”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 145 / 444
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  147. 147. Ailing verb –1. ail – (be ill or unwell) adj –. (2) ailing, indisposed, peaked, poorly, sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedy – (somewhat ill or prone to illness; ”my poor ailing grandmother”; ”feeling a bit indisposed today”; ”you look a little peaked”; ”feeling poorly”; ”a sickly child”; ”is unwell and can’t come to work”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 147 / 444
  148. 148. Defeated noun –. defeated, discomfited – (people who are defeated; ”the Romans had no pity for the defeated”) verb –1. (14) get the better of, overcome, defeat – (win a victory over; ”You must overcome all difficulties”; ”defeat your enemies”; ”He overcame his shyness”; ”He overcame his infirmity”; ”Her anger got the better of her and she blew up”) adj –1. defeated – (beaten or overcome; not victorious; ”the defeated enemy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 148 / 444
  149. 149. Deficient adj –1. (1) deficient, lacking, wanting – (inadequate in amount or degree; ”a deficient education”; ”deficient in common sense”; ”lacking in stamina”; ”tested and found wanting”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 149 / 444
  150. 150. Dopey adj –. anserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselike, jerky – (having or revealing stupidity; ”ridiculous anserine behavior ”; ”a dopey answer”; ”a dopey kid”; ”some fool idea about rewriting authors’ books”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 150 / 444
  151. 151. Feeble adj –1. (4) feeble, lame – (pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; ”a feeble excuse”; ”a lame argument”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 151 / 444
  152. 152. Helpless adj –1. (4) helpless, incapacitated – (lacking in or deprived of strength or power; ”lying ill and helpless”; ”helpless with laughter”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 152 / 444
  153. 153. Impaired verb –1. (4) impair – (make worse or less effective; ”His vision was impaired”) adj –1. (1) impaired – (diminished in strength, quality, or utility; ”impaired eyesight”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 153 / 444
  154. 154. Imperfect noun –. progressive, progressive tense, imperfect, imperfect tense, continuous tense – (a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going) adj –1. (2) imperfect – (not perfect; defective or inadequate; ”had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities”; ”imperfect mortals”; ”drainage here is imperfect”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 154 / 444
  155. 155. Incapable adj –1. (4) incapable – ((followed by ‘of’) lacking capacity or ability; ”incapable of carrying a tune”; ”he is incapable of understanding the matter”; ”incapable of doing the work”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 155 / 444
  156. 156. Incompetent noun –. (2) incompetent, incompetent person – (someone who is not competent to take effective action) adj –1. incompetent, unqualified – (legally not qualified or sufficient; ”a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband”; ”incompetent witnesses”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 156 / 444
  157. 157. Incomplete adj –1. (9) incomplete, uncomplete – (not complete or total; not completed; ”an incomplete account of his life”; ”political consequences of incomplete military success”; ”an incomplete forward pass”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 157 / 444
  158. 158. Ineffective adj –1. ineffective, uneffective, ineffectual – (not producing an intended effect; ”an ineffective teacher”; ”ineffective legislation ”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 158 / 444
  159. 159. Inept adj –1. (1) awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen – (not elegant or graceful in expression; ”an awkward prose style”; ”a clumsy apology”; ”his cumbersome writing style”; ”if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 159 / 444
  160. 160. Insignificant adj –1. (2) insignificant, undistinguished – (not worthy of notice) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 160 / 444
  161. 161. Lacking verb –. (31) miss, lack – (be without; ”This soup lacks salt”; ”There is something missing in my jewelry box!”) adj –1. (4) deficient, lacking, wanting – (inadequate in amount or degree; ”a deficient education”; ”deficient in common sense”; ”lacking in stamina”; ”tested and found wanting”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 161 / 444
  162. 162. Lame noun –1. square, lame – (someone who doesn’t understand what is going on) verb –. cripple, lame – (deprive of the use of a limb, especiall y a leg; ”The accident has crippled her for life”) adj –1. feeble, lame – (pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; ”a feeble excuse”; ”a lame argument”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 162 / 444
  163. 163. Overwhelmed verb –1. (1) overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake – (overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 163 / 444
  164. 164. Small noun –1. (1) small – (the slender part of the back) adj –1. (213) small, little – (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; ”a little dining room”; ”a little house”; ”a small car”; ”a little (or small) group”) adv –. small – (on a small scale; ”think small”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 164 / 444
  165. 165. Substandard adj –. deficient, inferior, substandard – (falling short of some prescribed norm; ”substandard housing”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 165 / 444
  166. 166. Unimportant adj –1. (2) unimportant – (not important; ”a relatively unimport ant feature of the system”; ”the question seems unimportant”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 166 / 444
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  168. 168. Dry noun –. dry, prohibitionist – (a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages) verb –1. (12) dry, dry out – (remove the moisture from and make dry; ”dry clothes”; ”dry hair”) adj –1. (18) dry – (free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; ”dry land”; ”dry clothes”; ”a dry climate”; ”dry splintery boards”; ”a dry river bed”; ”the paint is dry”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 168 / 444
  169. 169. Incomplete adj –1. (9) incomplete, uncomplete – (not complete or total; not completed; ”an incomplete account of his life”; ”political consequences of incomplete military success”; ”an incomplete forward pass”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 169 / 444
  170. 170. Meager adj –. (4) meager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpy – (deficien t in amount or quality or extent; ”meager resources”; ”meager fare”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 170 / 444
  171. 171. Puny adj –1. (1) puny – (inferior in strength or significance; ”a puny physique”; ”puny excuses”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 171 / 444
  172. 172. Tenuous adj –1. tenuous – (having thin consistency; ”a tenuous fluid”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 172 / 444
  173. 173. Tiny adj –. (19) bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck – (very small; ”diminutive in stature”; ”a lilliputian chest of drawers”; ”her petite figure”; ”tiny feet”; ”the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 173 / 444
  174. 174. Uncertain adj –1. (6) uncertain, unsure, incertain – (lacking or indicatin g lack of confidence or assurance; ”uncertain of his convictions”; ”unsure of himself and his future”; ”moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps”; ”an uncertain smile”; ”touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 174 / 444
  175. 175. Unconvincing adj –1. (2) unconvincing, flimsy – (not convincing; ”unconvincin g argument”; ”as unconvincing as a forced smile”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 175 / 444
  176. 176. Unsure adj –1. diffident, shy, timid, unsure – (lacking self-confidence ; ”stood in the doorway diffident and abashed”; ”problems that call for bold not timid responses”; ”a very unsure young man”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 176 / 444
  177. 177. Weak adj –1. (13) weak – (wanting in physical strength; ”a weak pillar”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 177 / 444
  178. 178. Wishful adj –1. desirous, wishful – (having or expressing desire for something; ”desirous of high office”; ”desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 178 / 444
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  180. 180. Alarmed verb –1. (2) dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrify – (fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; ”I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview”; ”The news of the executions horrified us”) adj –. (0) alarmed – (experiencing a sudden sense of danger) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 180 / 444
  181. 181. Appalled verb –1. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage – (strike with disgust or revulsion; ”The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends”) adj –. aghast, appalled, dismayed, shocked – (struck with fear, dread, or consternation) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 181 / 444
  182. 182. Desperate noun –. (1) desperate – (a person who is frightened and in need of help; ”they prey on the hopes of the desperate”) adj –1. (7) despairing, desperate – (arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope; ”a despairing view of the world situation” ; ”the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal”; ”a desperate cry for help”; ”helpless and desperate–as if at the end of his tether”; ”her desperate screams”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 182 / 444
  183. 183. Distressed verb –1. straiten, distress – (bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship) adj –1. (1) distressed, hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad way – (facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; ”distresse d companies need loans and technical advice”; ”financially hard-presse d Mexican hotels are lowering their prices”; ”we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment”; ”found themselves in a bad way financia lly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 183 / 444
  184. 184. Frightened verb –1. (10) frighten, fright, scare, affright – (cause fear in; ”The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me”; ”Ghosts could never affright her”) adj –1. (0) frightened, scared – (made afraid; ”the frightened child cowered in the corner”; ”too shocked and scared to move”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 184 / 444
  185. 185. Horrified verb –. dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrify – (fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; ”I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview”; ”The news of the executions horrified us”) adj –. (0) horrified, horror-stricken, horror-struck – (stricken with horror) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 185 / 444
  186. 186. Intimidated verb –1. (2) intimidate – (make timid or fearful; ”Her boss intimidates her”) adj –. intimidated – (made timid or fearful as by threats) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 186 / 444
  187. 187. Panicky adj –. panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified , frightened – (thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; ”became panicky as the snow deepened”; ”felt panicked before each exam”; ”trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd”; ”the terrified horse bolted”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 187 / 444
  188. 188. Paralyzed verb –1. (1) paralyze, paralyse – (make powerless and unable to function; ”The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation”) adj –. paralytic, paralyzed – (affected with paralysis) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 188 / 444
  189. 189. Petrified verb –1. (1) petrify – (cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned; ”The horror petrified his feelings”; ”Fear petrified her thinking”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 189 / 444
  190. 190. Shocked verb –1. (4) shock, floor, ball over, blow out of the water, take aback – (surprise greatly; knock someone’s socks off; ”I was floored when I heard that I was promoted”) adj –. (0) aghast, appalled, dismayed, shocked – (struck with fear, dread, or consternation) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 190 / 444
  191. 191. Terrified verb –. (1) terrify, terrorize, terrorise – (fill with terror; frighten greatly) adj –. (0) panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified, frightened – (thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; ”became panicky as the snow deepened”; ”felt panicked before each exam”; ”trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd”; ”the terrified horse bolted”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 191 / 444
  192. 192. Wrecked verb –. (10) bust up, wreck, wrack – (smash or break forcefully; ”The kid busted up the car”) adj –. wrecked – (destroyed in an accident; ”a wrecked ship”; ”a highway full of wrecked cars”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 192 / 444
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  194. 194. Afraid adj –1. (29) afraid – (filled with fear or apprehension; ”afraid even to turn his head”; ”suddenly looked afraid”; ”afraid for his life”; ”afraid of snakes”; ”afraid to ask questions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 194 / 444
  195. 195. Apprehensive adj –1. apprehensive, discerning – (quick to understand; ”a kind and apprehensive friend”- Nathaniel Hawthorne) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 195 / 444
  196. 196. Awkward adj –1. (6) awkward – (causing inconvenience; ”they arrived at an awkward time”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 196 / 444
  197. 197. Defensive noun –. defensive, defensive attitude – (an attitude of defensiv eness (especially in the phrase ‘on the defensive’)) adj –1. (9) defensive – (intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack; ”defensive weapons”; ”a defensive stance”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 197 / 444
  198. 198. Fearful adj –1. (0) fearful – (experiencing or showing fear; ”a fearful glance”; ”fearful of criticism”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 198 / 444
  199. 199. Fidgety adj –. antsy, fidgety, fretful, itchy – (nervous and unable to relax; ”a constant fretful stamping of hooves”; ”a restless child”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 199 / 444
  200. 200. Fretful adj –1. antsy, fidgety, fretful, itchy – (nervous and unable to relax; ”a constant fretful stamping of hooves”; ”a restless child”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 200 / 444
  201. 201. Jumpy adj –1. (1) edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight – (being in a tense state) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 201 / 444
  202. 202. Nervous adj –1. (9) nervous – (easily agitated; ”a nervous addict”; ”a nervous thoroughbred”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 202 / 444
  203. 203. Scared verb –1. (4) frighten, fright, scare, affright – (cause fear in; ”The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me”; ”Ghosts could never affright her”) adj –. (0) frightened, scared – (made afraid; ”the frightened child cowered in the corner”; ”too shocked and scared to move”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 203 / 444
  204. 204. Shaky adj –1. (1) rickety, shaky, wobbly, wonky – (inclined to shake as from weakness or defect; ”a rickety table”; ”a wobbly chair with shaky legs”; ”the ladder felt a little wobbly”; ”the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 204 / 444
  205. 205. Skittish adj –. skittish, flighty, spooky, nervous – (unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 205 / 444
  206. 206. Spineless adj –1. (1) namby-pamby, gutless, spineless, wishy-washy – (weak in willpower, courage or vitality) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 206 / 444
  207. 207. Taut adj –1. (4) taut, tight – (pulled or drawn tight; ”taut sails”; ”a tight drumhead”; ”a tight rope”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 207 / 444
  208. 208. Threatened verb –1. (23) endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril – (pose a threat to; present a danger to; ”The pollution is endangering the crops”) adj –. (1) threatened – ((of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered; ”the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 208 / 444
  209. 209. Troubled verb –1. (6) disturb, upset, trouble – (move deeply; ”This book upset me”; ”A troubling thought”) adj –1. (1) troubled – (characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; ”troubled areas”; ”fell into a troubled sleep”; ”a troubled expression”; ”troubled teenagers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 209 / 444
  210. 210. Wired verb –1. (3) wire – (provide with electrical circuits; ”wire the addition to the house”) adj –1. (1) wired – (equipped with wire or wires especially for electric or telephone service; ”a well-wired house”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 210 / 444
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  212. 212. Anxious adj –1. (3) anxious, dying – (eagerly desirous; ”anxious to see the new show at the museum”; ”dying to hear who won”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 212 / 444
  213. 213. Careful adj –1. (19) careful – (exercising caution or showing care or attention; ”they were careful when crossing the busy street”; ”be careful to keep her shoes clean”; ”did very careful research”; ”careful art restorers”; ”careful of the rights of others”; ”careful about one’s behavior”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 213 / 444
  214. 214. Cautious noun –. (1) timid, cautious – (people who are fearful and cautious; ”whitewater rafting is not for the timid”) adj –1. (2) cautious – (showing careful forethought; ”reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions”; ”a cautious driver”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 214 / 444
  215. 215. Disquieted verb –. perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder – (disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; ”She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill”) adj –. disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried – (afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; ”too upset to say anything”; ”spent many disquieted moments”; ”distres sed about her son’s leaving home”; ”lapsed into disturbed sleep”; ”worried parents”; ”a worried frown”; ”one last worried check of the sleeping children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 215 / 444
  216. 216. Shy noun –. shy – (a quick throw; ”he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman”) verb –1. (1) shy – (start suddenly, as from fright) adj –1. diffident, shy, timid, unsure – (lacking self-confidence ; ”stood in the doorway diffident and abashed”; ”problems that call for bold not timid responses”; ”a very unsure young man”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 216 / 444
  217. 217. Tense noun –. (2) tense – (a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time) verb –1. strain, tense – (become stretched or tense or taut; ”the bodybuilder’s neck muscles tensed;” ”the rope strained when the weight was attached”) adj –1. tense – (in or of a state of physical or nervous tension) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 217 / 444
  218. 218. Timid noun –. timid, cautious – (people who are fearful and cautious; ”whitewater rafting is not for the timid”) adj –1. (3) timid – (showing fear and lack of confidence) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 218 / 444
  219. 219. Uneasy adj –1. (15) uneasy – (lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance; ”farmers were uneasy until rain finally came”; ”uneasy about his health”; ”gave an uneasy laugh”; ”uneasy lies the head that wears the crown”; ”an uneasy coalition government”; ”an uneasy calm”; ”an uneasy silence fell on the group”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 219 / 444
  220. 220. Unsure adj –1. diffident, shy, timid, unsure – (lacking self-confidence ; ”stood in the doorway diffident and abashed”; ”problems that call for bold not timid responses”; ”a very unsure young man”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 220 / 444
  221. 221. Watchful adj –1. alert, watchful – (engaged in or accustomed to close observation; ”caught by a couple of alert cops”; ”alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came”; ”constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 221 / 444
  222. 222. Worried verb –1. (32) worry – (be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; ”I worry about my job”) adj –1. (7) disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried – (afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; ”too upset to say anything”; ”spent many disquieted moments”; ”distressed about her son’s leaving home”; ”lapsed into disturbed sleep”; ”worried parents”; ”a worried frown”; ”one last worried check of the sleeping children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 222 / 444
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  224. 224. Baffled noun –. (1) baffled – (people who are frustrated and perplexed; ”the children’s faces clearly expressed the frustration of the baffled”) verb –1. (1) perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound – (be a mystery or bewildering to; ”This beats me!”; ”Got me–I don’t know the answer!”; ”a vexing problem”; ”This question really stuck me”) adj –. baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea – (perplexed by many conflict ing situations or statements; filled with bewilderment; ”obviously bemused by his questions”; ”bewildered and confused”; ”a cloudy and confounded philosopher”; ”just a mixed-up kid”; ”she felt lost on the first day of school”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 224 / 444
  225. 225. Befuddled verb –1. (1) confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate – (be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; ”These questions confuse even the experts”; ”This question completely threw me”; ”This question befuddle d even the teacher”) adj –1. (1) befogged, befuddled – (stupefied by alcoholic drink; ”the wino’s poor befuddled mind”; ”a mind befogged with drink”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 225 / 444
  226. 226. Chaotic adj –1. (2) chaotic, helter-skelter – (lacking a visible order or organization) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 226 / 444
  227. 227. Confounded verb –1. (2) confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate – (be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; ”These questions confuse even the experts”; ”This question completely threw me”; ”This question befuddle d even the teacher”) adj –. baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea – (perplexed by many conflict ing situations or statements; filled with bewilderment; ”obviously bemused by his questions”; ”bewildered and confused”; ”a cloudy and confounded philosopher”; ”just a mixed-up kid”; ”she felt lost on the first day of school”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 227 / 444
  228. 228. Confused verb –1. (10) confuse, confound – (mistake one thing for another; ”you are confusing me with the other candidate”; ”I mistook her for the secretary”) adj –1. (5) baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea – (perplexed by many conflict ing situations or statements; filled with bewilderment; ”obviously bemused by his questions”; ”bewildered and confused”; ”a cloudy and confounded philosopher”; ”just a mixed-up kid”; ”she felt lost on the first day of school”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 228 / 444
  229. 229. Dizzy verb –. dizzy – (make dizzy or giddy; ”a dizzying pace”) adj –1. (1) dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginous – (having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling; ”had a dizzy spell”; ”a dizzy pinnacle”; ”had a headache and felt giddy”; ”a giddy precipic e”; ”feeling woozy from the blow on his head”; ”a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 229 / 444
  230. 230. Flustered verb –1. (1) fluster – (be flustered; behave in a confused manner) adj –. flustered, hot and bothered, perturbed, rattled – (thrown into a state of agitated confusion; (‘rattled’ is an informal term)) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 230 / 444
  231. 231. Rattled verb –1. (4) rattle – (make short successive sounds) adj –. flustered, hot and bothered, perturbed, rattled – (thrown into a state of agitated confusion; (‘rattled’ is an informal term)) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 231 / 444
  232. 232. Reeling verb –1. (2) stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen – (walk as if unable to control one’s movements; ”The drunken man staggered into the room”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 232 / 444
  233. 233. Shocked verb –1. (4) shock, floor, ball over, blow out of the water, take aback – (surprise greatly; knock someone’s socks off; ”I was floored when I heard that I was promoted”) adj –. (0) aghast, appalled, dismayed, shocked – (struck with fear, dread, or consternation) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 233 / 444
  234. 234. Speechless adj –. speechless, dumb – (temporarily incapable of speaking; ”struck dumb”; ”speechless with shock”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 234 / 444
  235. 235. Startled verb –1. (9) startle, galvanize, galvanise – (to stimulate to action ; ”..startled him awake”; ”galvanized into action”) adj –. (6) startled – (excited by sudden surprise or alarm and making a quick involuntary movement; ”students startled by the teacher’s quiet return”; ”the sudden fluttering of the startled pigeons”; ”her startled expression”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 235 / 444
  236. 236. Stumped verb –1. (1) stump, mix up – (cause to be perplexed or confounde d; ”This problem stumped her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 236 / 444
  237. 237. Stunned verb –1. (2) stun, stupefy – (make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow; ”stun fish”) adj –1. (2) amazed, astonied, astonished, astounded, stunned – (filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock; ”an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation”; ”I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral”; ”astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing”; ”stood in stunned silence”; ”stunned scientist s found not one but at least three viruses”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 237 / 444
  238. 238. Thrown verb –1. (53) throw – (propel through the air; ”throw a frisbee” ) adj –1. thrown – (caused to fall to the ground; ”the thrown rider got back on his horse”; ”a thrown wrestler”; ”a ball player thrown for a loss”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 238 / 444
  239. 239. Thunderstruck adj –. dumbfounded, dumfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, thunderstruck, dumbstruck, dumbstricken – (as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise; ”a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident”; ”the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless”; ”was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 239 / 444
  240. 240. Trapped verb –1. (2) trap, pin down – (place in a confining or embarrass ing position; ”He was trapped in a difficult situation”) adj –. (1) at bay, cornered, trapped, treed – (forced to turn and face attackers; ”a stag at bay”; ”she had me cornered between the porch and her car”; ”like a trapped animal”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 240 / 444
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  242. 242. Adrift adj –1. adrift, afloat, aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected – (aimlessly drifting) adv –1. adrift – (floating freely; not anchored; ”the boat wasset adrift”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 242 / 444
  243. 243. Ambivalent adj –. ambivalent – (uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow; ”was ambivalent about having children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 243 / 444
  244. 244. Bewildered verb –1. (2) perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound – (be a mystery or bewildering to; ”This beats me!”; ”Got me–I don’t know the answer!”; ”a vexing problem”; ”This question really stuck me”) adj –. (6) baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea – (perplexed by many conflict ing situations or statements; filled with bewilderment; ”obviously bemused by his questions”; ”bewildered and confused”; ”a cloudy and confounded philosopher”; ”just a mixed-up kid”; ”she felt lost on the first day of school”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 244 / 444
  245. 245. Puzzled verb –1. (6) perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound – (be a mystery or bewildering to; ”This beats me!”; ”Got me–I don’t know the answer!”; ”a vexing problem”; ”This question really stuck me”) adj –. (4) at a loss, nonplused, nonplussed, puzzled – (filled with bewilderment; ”at a loss to understand those remarks”; ”puzzled that she left without saying goodbye”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 245 / 444
  246. 246. Blurred verb –1. (2) film over, glaze over, blur – (become glassy; lose clear vision; ”Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep”) adj –1. (5) bleary, blurred, blurry, foggy, fuzzy, hazy, muzzy – (indistinct or hazy in outline; ”a landscape of blurred outlines”; ”the trees were just blurry shapes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Feelings May 9, 2011 246 / 444

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