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Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner.

Amiable

1

Filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.

Exuberant

2

Over imaginative and unrealistic

Fanciful

3

Cheerful and friendly

Jovial

4

Feeling or expressing great happiness or triumph

Jubilant

5

Feeling or showing deep and solemn respect

Reverent

6

Playfully quaint or fanciful esp. in an appealing and amusing way

Whimsical

7

Showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern

Apathetic

8

Having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own importance or abilities

Arrogant

9

Showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks

Audacious

10

Hostile and aggressive

Belligerent

11

Self-assertive in a rude, noisy, or overbearing

Brash

12

Bad tempered or irritable

Choleric

13

Rude, crude, vulgar

Coarse

14

Expressing strong disapproval; censorial

Condemnatory

15

Angry or dissatisfied

Disgruntled

16

Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor

Facetious

17

Arrogantly superior and disdainful

Haughty

18

Feeling or showing or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment

Indignant

19

Showing disapproval or contempt towards others

Snooty

20

Existing or occurring at or on the surface

Superficial

21

bad-tempered and unfriendly

Surly

22

Easily irritated

Testy

23

The playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks

Bantering

24

Sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way

Caustic

25

Showing contempt; scornful

Contemptuous

26

Contemptuous; mocking

Cynical

27

Showing contempt or lack of respect

Disdainful

28

Curious or unusual in a way that provoked dry humor

Droll

29

Not showing a serious or respectful attitude

Flippant

30

Showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect

Insolent

31

Showing a lack of respect for people or things that are generally taken seriously

Irreverent

32

Affectedly and irritatingly grand, solemn, or self important

Pompous

33

Referring to sexual matters in an amusingly rude or irreverent way

Ribald

34

Grimly mocking or cynical

Sardonic

35

Using or expressing dry, esp. mocking humor

Wry

36

Anxious or fearful that something unpleasant or bad will happen

Apprehensive

37

Sad and depressed

Dejected

38

Showing the loss of all hope

Despairing

39

Fearful apprehension; a feeling that something bad will happen

Foreboding

40

Sullen and ill-tempered

Morose

41

Threatening; inauspicious; giving the feeling that something bad will happen

Ominous

42

Evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret

Poignant

43

Formal and dignified

Solemn

44

Sedate, respectable, and unadventurous

Staid

45

Giving a warning or reprimand

Admonitory

46

Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others

Callous

47

Truthful and straightforward

Candid

48

Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as the ulterior motive

Didactic

49

Resulting from or showing sincere and intense conviction

Earnest

50

Having or displaying a passionate intensity

Fervent

51

Over theatrical or melodramatic in character or style

Histrionic

52

Unwilling or unable to believe something

Incredulous

53

Curious or inquiring

Inquisitive

54

Closely acquainted; familiar

Intimate

55

Expressing the writer's emotion in an imaginative and beautiful way

Lyrical

56

Obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree

Obsequious

57

Attempting to impress by affecting greater importance

Pretentious

58

Tending to remind one of something

Reminiscent

59

Characterized by reserve or moderation; unemotional or dispassionate

Restrained

60

Of or prompted by feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia

Sentimental

61

Annoyed, frustrated, worried

Vexed

62

Having or showing a feeling of vague or regretful longing

Wistful

63

Having or showing great energy

Zealous