This list of negative words starting with J can be used to help someone identify words that have negative connotations or to help them better understand the meanings of these words.
Each word can be used in a sentence or phrase to convey specific feelings, emotions, and attitudes.
List of Negative Words Starting With J
Jabber: To talk rapidly and incessantly in a foolish, excited, or incomprehensible way.
Jabbering: Speaking rapidly and incessantly in an incomprehensible or foolish way.
Jabberwocky: Speech that is unintelligible and nonsensical.
Jabbing: Making sudden, quick thrusts; poking with a sharp object.
Jabs: Quick and forceful thrusts in the same direction.
Jaded: Worn out or exhausted from overwork, use, or boredom.
Jag: To puncture or tear roughly; to make jagged or uneven.
Jagged: Having an uneven, jagged edge; rough and not smooth.
Jalopy: A dilapidated, old car in poor condition; an ancient vehicle.
Jammed: Stuck or blocked in some way; crowded.
Jamming: To deliberately interfere with a signal or transmission.
Jangled: To make a harsh, discordant sound; to cause emotional distress.
Jarring: Making a harsh, discordant sound; causing emotional distress.
Jaundice: Prejudiced or hostile attitude; resentment, envy, or dislike.
Jaundiced: Showing prejudice or hostility, especially against something because of envy or dislike.
Jawing: To talk volubly and at length with little meaning or effect.
Jealous: Resentful or bitter in rivalry; envious.
Jealousy: Suspicion or fear of rivalry; envious thoughts or feelings.
Jeer: To express contempt, scorn or derision by remarks or shouts.
Jeering: To express contempt or derision by remarks or shouts.
Jejune: Dull, uninteresting, or insipid; lacking in substance or flavor.
Jeopardize: To endanger the safety of; to put at risk.
Jeopardy: Exposure to danger or risk of loss; peril.
Jerk: A sudden, brief movement; a quick, abrupt pull. Also used as an insult to refer to someone who is annoying and foolish.
Jerky: Something made of dried meat; also used to describe an uneven, jerking motion.
Jibe: To make mocking or sarcastic remarks; to ridicule.
Jingoism: Extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy.
Jingoistic: Characterized by extreme patriotism or aggressive foreign policy.
Jinx: A person or thing believed to bring bad luck.
Jinxed: Believed to be cursed with bad luck; having a negative influence.
Jitterbug: To act wildly and recklessly.
Jitteriness: State of being nervous, anxious, or fearful.
Jittery: Anxious or nervous; full of uncoordinated motions.
Jolt: An abrupt movement that causes a sudden shock or surprise.
Judgemental: Displaying or exhibiting a tendency to make judgments, especially too quickly and harshly.
Judgy: Showing a tendency to pass judgment on others, especially too quickly and harshly.
Jumble: To mix together in an untidy or confused way.
Jumbled: In a confused mass; disordered and mixed up.
Junk: Worthless material; rubbish or garbage.
Junket: An excursion or outing that is paid for with public funds, typically for the pleasure of those attending.
Junkie: An addict, typically of an illegal drug.
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