English LanguageStart - Smart Words

These english synonyms for words used in writing has been arranged by categories. For each word (bad, corrupt, sinister, rude, awful, hostile, offensive, spoiled ...) you will find about 10 to 40 synonyms. Antonyms are included in the sense, that the words consists mostly of pairs which have the opposite meaning.

Synonyms for Bad

bad amiss atrocious coarse contaminated
contemptible corrupt crappy cruddy crummy
defective deficient deplorable depraved disagreeable
dismal dissatisfactory evil execrable faulty
foul ghastly grungy harmful heinous
icky improper infamous inferior
injurious junky lousy nasty nefarious
off poor quality putrid rotten scandalous sinful
sinister snide spoiled substandard tainted
the pits uncouth wicked

Synonyms for Awful

awful abominable appalling atrocious baneful
blatant crude deleterious despicable destructive
detestable detrimental disastrous disgusting disturbing
dreadful egregious excessive flagrant frightening
glaring gross grotesque gruesome hideous
horrible horrifying hostile injurious jolty
monstrous nauseous noxious obnoxious odious
offensive outlandish outrageous preposterous put off
repellent repulsive rude terrible ugly
unreasonable unwarranted upsetting