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Either extremely wasteful and extravagant,
or extremely low moral standards.
Either way, you're a loser.
Referring to the wildly imaginary, extravagant, unrealistic visions and claims made by, y'know, those who have their heads in the clouds, never witnessing how Earth at ground level operates. (e.g. Executives)
What is it with this present trend of constantly pouncing upon pretentiously profound words starting with the letter P? :-)
Today's discovery is certainly one elusive and confusing term to momentariy deceive (or stun) the receivers of your comment.
Pernicious = plain evil or harmful
The quality of the code I have been reviewing of late ...
Two main meanings
Carried out (simply) because it is a formal routine or process; often....
... without meticulous dedication, concern, care. Carried nonchalantly or indifferently.
Feels precisely like the activities of most software developers!
dictionary.com puts in a variety definitions
agreeably pungent or sharp in taste or flavor; pleasantly biting or tart: a piquant aspic.
agreeably stimulating, interesting, or attractive: a piquant glance.
of an interestingly provocative or lively character: a piquant wit.
Archaic. sharp or ...
Expressions that are sincerely honest, impartial, objective. And unlikely to incur the displeasure of the folk(s) the comments are directed towards due to the obvious lack of caustic intent.
According to Merriam-Webster,
caustic, biting, or rancorous especially in feeling, language, or manner
Sounds exactly like the disposition of people who cannot control their emotions in mature calm manner when facing up to opposition, and have absolutely no consideration for the feelings of others.
Lazy to form my own definition, I'll just use dictionay.com today.
the disgrace or the reproach incurred by conduct considered outrageously shameful; infamy
Flowing ever so sweetly and smoothly.
Give an example?
Listen to her songs.
Completely, utterly stupid or silly.
Usage: what a fabulous way to insult somebody while sounding profound and euphemistic! (at least to the ignorant)
It is probably a good idea to log down new interesting words I chance upon, that rarely resurfaces in regular communication.
Here is today's unrighteous theme - Malfeasant
A person who commits acts of misconduct, unjustice, harmful, or wrongdoing.
Context: Especially public officials.