Top Ten Most Misused WordsYou keep using that word... I don't think it means what you think it means.
The Top Ten
Yeah it's no insult. - Bammer73
I should stop saying this word when referring to cringeworthy stuff. - DrayTopTens
Went from a disease to just a synonym for overrated (which itself is frequently treated as a synonym for bad). - KalloFox34
It’s the name for a disease as well as a zodiac sign, not something you use to describe things that are terrible. - JoeBoi
It's a pet peeve of mine when people do this :
Literally is literally way overused to the point where it literally isn't even funny anymore. I get people literally use it to emphasize something but can you literally stop using the word literally? It's literally annoying.Litterally. - Randomator
People say this word when they are run out of ideas and have to think, but at the same time find silence shameful - Alkadikce
Jacksfilms likes making fun of this word... Literally
Like, I was like, this word like, drives me mad. - Puga
Like is when you say you enjoy something, not to fill in any thought - ToptenPizza
I hate when people overuse the word like. It's like so annoying. - Randomator
I might use it every now and then but not too much because that gets like annoying
I disagree with whatever. Does that make me gay? - Bammer73
Imagine calling something you hate gay. - Userguy44
Gay used to mean happy. Not homosexual. Then the word became another word for a homosexual. And now it's just an insult. - RiverClanRocks
Gay is when you are attracted to the same gender. Not everything on God's green earth you don't like. - ToptenPizza
Random means an unbiased and undecided selection out of a few choices. It does NOT mean weird. - Puga
The misuse makes me hate the fact I have this... - Bammer73
Why is it all the way in the bottom, this deserves to #1 or at least #2 since cancer is there
They use this as an insult! This should be #1
Ignorant = not know or know little
Ignorant =/= ignore - Bammer73
Annoyingly Overused But Meh - JPK
Assumed definition: A noun to describe something bad
Actual definition: A verb that describes when you look away in disgust
This is probably the most important skill to have in life in general. - keycha1n
Sometimes I get it confused with sympathy. - MeaganSaysHI
TheTopTens community in a nutshell. - Userguy44
Overrated means popular, not bad. I hate it when people misuse the word. Instead, use either the words bad or terrible to describe something bad. - JoeBoi
On the list of overrated cartoons, a visitor said that Breadwinners is "even more overrated than Sanjay and Craig". Breadwinners sucks, yes, but it barely has any sort of fanbase. - KalloFox34
Overrated does not mean bad - DrayTopTens
Example: Your so cool. - DrayTopTens
Ignore that comment v
The word is often slung around by hardcore right-wing nutcases to insult us liberals. - KalloFox34
To be honest I don’t think anyone knows what a fascist is.
It just turned into an insult directed at anyone who enjoys anything Japanese. - KalloFox34
Idiots, you DON'T want to call/refer yourself as a 'weeaboo'. Just say '______ fan' because that's not what Weeaboo means. You're really just insulting yourself otherwise =/
'i h8 Dawn because she is a whore!'
Pokemon is a CHILDREN'S show. Even in Japan, I'm pretty sure they won't have a child (TEN YR OLD) prostitute in it
This is done for $$$ not just pleasure
This means stands out as an icon, not great. - Bammer73
The way I've seen it, people use this word to just say "I love this thing! "
It's a complete misuse! If something's iconic, they stand for or represent a general idea. What is it about some obscure artist or likable person on social media that makes them an icon?
It's a genre of anime/manga people it has nothing/little to to with shipping
Yeah, coming out isn't brave. I'd imagine brave as a kid walking into his burning home to save his grandpa.
I feel like people think it means you have no fears... ya'll need no watch the lion king again.Brave means you face YOUR FEARS. aka luigi. Coauage the cowardly dog. They face their fears, even though they are pretty cowardly.
Boy, this is a double whammy, but for anyone wanting to learn Japanese or is learning Japanese, here's a hot take.
While both senpai/sempai are correct, the word doesn't mean "master" or "upper-class person". It actually means "mentor" or "senior". - Swellow
A liberal is a left wing libertarian. - JoeBoi
Cons tend to use it as an insult directed towards those who disagree with them. - KalloFox34
Apparently you're a baby boomer if you don't have another's opinion. Wow. - Bammer73
A boomer is someone born during the Baby Boom, not someone who’s older than you and disagrees with you.