Possible toneMeaning of the word
AcerbicHarsh/ severe; bitter
AggressiveForceful; tending towards unprovoked offensiveness
Angry/indignant
ApatheticEmotionless; not interested/ concerned; indifferent; unresponsive
ApologeticExpressing remorse, regret, sorrow for having failed, injured, insulted or wronged another
BelligerentAggressively hostile; bellicose
BiasedFavouring one thing/person/group over another for personal reasons.
CausticBiting; acerbic
CommiseratingFeeling/ expressing sorrow for; empathizing with; pity
CondescendingPatronizing; showing/implying patronising descent from dignity/ superiority
ContemptuousExpressing contempt/ disdain
Cynicaldisplaying a belief that people are always self-seeking and never altruistic in their actions
DerisiveUnkind and displaying contempt
DisparagingSpeak slightingly; depreciating; belittling
DogmaticAsserting opinions in an arrogant manner; imperious; dictatorial
EmotionalEasily affected by feelings actuated by experiencing love, hate, fear and the like
EthicalDealing with principles of morality; honest; righteous
EuphemisticSubstitution of mild, indirect or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh or blunt
GrandioseMore complicated/ elaborated than necessary; pompous
HumanisticEvincing keen interest in human affairs, nature, welfare, values
HumourousFunny and amusing
IntrospectiveConsider one’s own internal state of feelings
IncendiaryCausing strong feelings
LaudatoryPraising; extolling; applauding
MotivatingImpelling; inciting
ObsequiousFawning; showing servile complaisance; flattering; deferent
PedestrianLacking vitality, imagination, distinction
PopulistEgalitarian; pertaining to the characteristics of common people/ working class
ProvocativeInciting; stimulating; irritating; vexing
RomanticFanciful; impractical; unrealistic; extravagant; exaggerated
SarcasticHarsh, bitter derision; taunting; sneering; cutting remarks
SatiricalIronical; taunting; human folly held up to scorn/ derision/ ridicule
SpeculativeTheoretical rather than practical; thoughtful; reflective; hypothetical
TechnicalUsing terminology or treating subject matter in a manner peculiar to a particular field, as a writer or a book
VitriolicFull of anger and hatred
VituperativeCruel and angry criticism