Looking for negative words starting with G? You’ve landed on the right page, below I’ve put together a list of negative words that start the letter G.
I’ve included some of the more interesting, unusual, and powerful adjectives that have negative implications.
Finding the right words to describe something in the way you want can be very powerful. I hope you find the word(s) you’re looking for, good luck!
29+ Negative Words Starting With G
Gaff – a stick with a hook or barbed spear, for landing large fish.
Galling – causing annoyance or resentment; annoying.
Gangster – a member of a gang of violent criminals.
Gasp – catch one’s breath with an open mouth, owing to pain or astonishment.
Gawk – stare openly and stupidly.
Ghastly – causing great horror or fear.
Ghetto – a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups.
Gibberish – unintelligible or meaningless speech or writing; nonsense.
Gimmick – a trick or device intended to attract attention, publicity, or trade.
Glitch – a sudden, usually temporary malfunction or fault of equipment.
Gloating – dwelling on one’s own success or another’s misfortune with smugness or malignant pleasure.
Gloomy – dark or poorly lit, especially so as to appear depressing or frightening.
Goading – provoke or annoy (someone) so as to stimulate an action or reaction.
Goofy – foolish or harmlessly eccentric.
Graceless – lacking grace, elegance, or charm.
Gravely – to a degree that gives cause for alarm.
Grief – intense sorrow, especially caused by someone’s death.
Grievous – (of something bad) very severe or serious.
Grim – very serious or gloomy.
Gripe – complain about something in a persistent, irritating way.
Gross – (especially of wrongdoing) very obvious and unacceptable.
Grotesque – comically or repulsively ugly or distorted.
Grouchy – irritable and bad-tempered; grumpy; complaining.
Grudge – a persistent feeling of ill will or resentment resulting from a past insult or injury.
Gruesome – causing repulsion or horror; grisly.
Grumpy – bad-tempered and irritable.
Guilt – the fact of having committed a specified or implied offense or crime.
Gullible – easily persuaded to believe something; credulous.
Gutless – lacking courage or determination.
Are there any negative words beginning with the letter G you think should be on this list? Drop me a comment, I’m always open to adding more words – thanks!
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Phil lives in England, UK, and has around 20 years experience as a professional life, career and executive coach. He started this blog to help others find and define their own self development journey. Blogging about a wide range of topics to help facilitate a better future.
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