There really isn't anything good or loveable about this word.
No word has fallen further, either.
It used to be a symbol of good luck in India, though why something which looks like a mutilated spider should be a sign of good luck I do not know.
But then I don't have to live with Indian spiders.
Since then a swastika has become a symbol of very many loathsome things.
You can hear the nastiness of it in the tarry and hissing and spiteful sound of the word.
I can only suggest that if we must refer to one then we use its alternative name, fylfot.
The word fylfot word is, admittedly, silly.
But then silliness is a colossal improvement.
Word Not To Use Today: swastika. This word came into English in the 1800s from the Sanskrit word svasti which means prosperity.