What are five words with extremely negative emotional connotations in our society right now?
racist , Nazi, climate denier , Islamic terrorist, homophobe
These five are just a small list of words that have negative connotations. The national media tends to shape culture and dictates what words should be regarded as negative.
Many words that have negative connotations have political overtones. Conservative tends to have a negative emotional connotation when used by ABC, NBC, CNN. However on talk radio and Fox Conservative would have positive or neutral connotations.