Negative Words Starting With J

Looking for negative words starting with J? You’ve landed on the right page, below I’ve put together a list of negative words that start the letter J.

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!

List of Negative Words Starting With J

Jabber – talk in a rapid, excited, and often incomprehensible way.

Jaded – bored or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having had too much of something.

Jarring – incongruous in a striking or shocking way; clashing.

Jealous – feeling or showing an envious resentment of someone or their achievements, possessions, or perceived advantages.

Jeer – make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice.

Jeopardize – put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.

Jeopardy – danger of loss, harm, or failure.

Jerky – characterized by abrupt stops and starts.

Jittery – nervous or unable to relax.

Jobless – unemployed.

Joker – a person who is fond of joking.

Judder – (especially of something mechanical) shake and vibrate rapidly and with force.

Junky – useless or of little value.

Are there any negative words beginning with the letter J you think should be on this list? Drop me a comment, I’m always open to adding more words – thanks!

If you want to find more negative words starting with a different letter of the alphabet, just click one of the letters below:


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