Category Archives: Adjectives

More Obnoxious

Here are a plethora of images and quotes from the web using our latest Awesome Adjective – enjoy!

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Awesome Adjective: Obnoxious

Meaning: Very rude or annoying.

Examples: 

You have to be nice to customers all the time – even if they’re being obnoxious.

There was a really obnoxious guy on the train this morning who almost started a fight.

A lot of people become very obnoxious when they’re drunk.

 

Pop Quiz:

Which of the following describes obnoxious behavior?

A.  Quietly sitting and reading.

B.  Laughing loudly and cursing.

C.  Helping someone pick something up that’s fallen on the floor.

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Awesome Adjective: Lonely

 

Meaning: Feeling sad because you’re alone.

Examples:

After they broke up, he felt very lonely.

The holidays can be a lonely time for a lot of people.

Even though I’m alone, I don’t feel lonely!

 

Pop Quiz:

What’s the difference between alone and lonely?

A.  Alone is neither good nor bad, but lonely is always bad.

B.  Lonely is neither good nor bad, but alone is always bad.

C.  They are the same.

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Anxious Quotations

Here are some interesting quotations using our latest Awesome Adjective, Anxious:

True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.

– Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.

– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.

– Edmund Burke

Love is full of anxious fears.

– Ovid

I was very superstitious when I was a teenager, and I had to fight against that because it made me feel anxious.

– Penelope Cruz

There is nothing about which I am more anxious than my country, and for its sake I am willing to die ten deaths, if that be possible.

– Elizabeth I 

I’m totally an anxious mess all the time. There’s a constant dialogue going on in my brain, and it’s just reminding me of all the failures that I have had, and all of the things I need to do, and all of the things I’m not doing good enough.

– Aubrey Plaza

My wife, whenever I’d go off to work and I’d be kind of anxious, she’ll say, ‘Remember, have fun.’ Oh, I forgot, thanks for the reminder. Because sometimes we do forget. We take it all too seriously and there’s a lot of joy to be had wherever you are.

– Jeff Bridges

 

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Awesome Adjective: Anxious

Meaning: Worried, nervous

Examples:

He was anxious about his driving test. He wasn’t sure if he would pass or not.

If you often feel anxious, maybe you should try meditation.

You look anxious. Is something the matter?

Pop Quiz:

What’s the opposite of anxious?

A.  Calm

B.  Peaceful

C.  Relaxed

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The correct answer is A, B, and C. If you didn’t get it right, don’t be anxious!

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Typical Quotations

Here are some fun quotations using our newest Awesome Adjective:

“I can’t believe I’ve turned into a typical old man. I can’t believe it. I was young just minutes ago.”

– Maurice Sendak

“A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

“I’m a typical middle child. I’m the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody’s happy. It’s hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy.”

– Jennifer Jason Leigh

“I’ve never had coffee. I’ve always hated the smell. It was always tea. I was a pretty typical kid, though. I grew up drinking Lipton. I didn’t know there was other tea to drink.”

– Billy Corgan

“There’s always been a lot of information about your activities. Every phone number you dial, every credit-card charge you make. It’s long since passed that a typical person doesn’t leave footprints.”

– Bill Gates

“In a typical history book, black Americans are mentioned in the context of slavery or civil rights. There’s so much more to the story.”

– Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

“I don’t even think of myself as particularly good looking, and not at all a typical kind of Hollywood leading man sort of actor.”

– Ryan Gosling

“I long for typical days, but rarely get them anymore.”

– Nora Roberts

“One of the big, most underlying messages for me is celebrating beauty that is not typical.”

– Tyra Banks

“I’m very much a typical Midwesterner, and I don’t think the condition is curable.”

– John Malkovich

 

 

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Awesome Adjective: Typical

Meaning: Regular, usual, common.

Examples:

It was a typical weekend in the summer for me: I went to the beach and went out to eat with friends, as usual.

It’s hard for me to describe a typical day at work because every day is different.

They had a typical Thanksgiving dinner: turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing.

 

Pop Quiz:

What’s the opposite of typical?

A.  Extraordinary

B.  Boring

C.  Normal

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