Looking for negative words starting with V? You’ve landed on the right page, below I’ve put together a list of negative words that start the letter V.
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!
27+ Negative Words Starting With V
Vagrant – a person without a settled home or regular work who wanders from place to place and lives by begging.
Vague – of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.
Vain – having or showing an excessively high opinion of one’s appearance, abilities, or worth.
Vehement – showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intense.
Vengeance – punishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or wrong.
Venom – a poisonous substance secreted by animals such as snakes, spiders, and scorpions and typically injected into prey or aggressors by biting or stinging.
Vent – an opening that allows air, gas, or liquid to pass out of or into a confined space.
Vestiges – a trace or remnant of something that is disappearing or no longer exists.
Vex – make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especially with trivial matters.
Vibrate – move continuously and rapidly to and fro.
Vice – next in rank to, and typically denoting capacity to deputize for.
Vicious – deliberately cruel or violent.
Victimize – single (someone) out for cruel or unjust treatment.
Vile – extremely unpleasant.
Vilify – speak or write about in an abusively disparaging manner.
Villainous – relating to, constituting, or guilty of wicked or criminal behavior.
Vindictive – having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge.
Violate – break or fail to comply with (a rule or formal agreement).
Violent – using or involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.
Viper – a venomous snake with large hinged fangs, typically having a broad head and stout body, with dark patterns on a lighter background.
Virulence – the severity or harmfulness of a disease or poison.
Virus – an infective agent that typically consists of a nucleic acid molecule in a protein coat, is too small to be seen by light microscopy, and is able to multiply only within the living cells of a host.
Vociferous – expressing or characterized by vehement opinions; loud and forceful.
Volatile – (of a substance) easily evaporated at normal temperatures.
Vomit – eject matter from the stomach through the mouth.
Vulgar – lacking sophistication or good taste.
Vulnerable – exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.
Are there any negative words beginning with the letter V 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.