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Which word has the most negative connotation?
Last Updated: 30th January, 2020
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Keeping this in view, what is the most negative connotation?
"Skinny" implies that someone is too thin and therefore has a negative connotation. "Thin" is the most neutral, while "slim" and "slender" are more positive and considered complimentary. "Cheap," "frugal" and "miserly" all have the negative connotation of being stingy.
Similarly, which set of words is the most negative in terms of connotative meaning? Skinny, thin, and slender. These three words all mean having less weight on one's body than what might be considered average. But the connotations differ since the suggested meanings of skinny and thin are often more negative than slender, with skinny potentially the most negative of the three.
Furthermore, what is a negative connotation?
Negative connotation is a bad feeling or emotion that people get when hearing a specific word or phrase. In writing, you need to be very careful when using words that have negative connotations to avoid changing the meaning of your writing. Words with the same denotation can give people very different feelings.
Which word has the most negative connotation stingy thrifty?
The answer is A: Stingy.