Re: "Opportunistic"

Subject: Re: "Opportunistic"
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, <Robert_Johnson -at- percussion -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 12:15:57 -0800

What is the context of the desired usage?

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: <Robert_Johnson -at- percussion -dot- com>

> Some of my co-workers would like to use this word, but others are
> concerned about the negative connotation. They have a point; all the
> dictionary entries I've found emphasize its negative connotation, with
> shades of unscrupulous or unethical behavior.
>
> I have not been able to think of a synonym, nor have I found a
> thesaurus
> entry for it.
>
> Perhaps the collective wisdom and experience of the list can suggest
> an
> alternative?

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"Opportunistic": From: Robert_Johnson

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