Sad synonyms and antonyms
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The definition of gloomy is dark, depressing or dim.
Suffering from or exhibiting overwhelming sorrow, grief, or disappointment.
Feeling or characterized by sadness or dejection.
The definition of miserable is someone or something that is unhappy, suffering or in a condition of misery, or something that is bad or inferior.
Of or relating to melancholia.
(Not comparable, textiles) Of a fabric, having the appearance of having been crushed.
Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
Having slender drooping branches.
Of or expressing mourning
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
Allowing no hope; causing despair
In low spirits; sad; depressed
Lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed Grieved and disappointed, especially with the loss or repudiation of a romantic relationship.
Without joy; sullen, gloomy, dreary, etc.
Anxious is defined as someone who feels uneasy or excessively nervous.
Emotionally or mentally disturbed
The definition of dismal is something that is gloomy that makes you feel sad.
The definition of melancholy is someone or something that is sad or gloomy. Filled with or deeply affected by woe.
Showing or resulting from anguish
In low spirits; discouraged; dejected
The definition of moody is someone who experiences wild shifts in emotions, often from happy to sad or nice to mean quickly or without reason.
Sick at heart; extremely unhappy or despondent
Characterized by foreboding
In low spirits; depressed; disheartened
Appropriate to the acting of tragedy
The definition of mournful is feeling or expressing sorrow, grief or depression.
Characterized by or resulting from despair; hopeless:
Grieving over the death of a relative or friend
The definition of dolorous is a person who is very sad.
The definition of lachrymose is someone who cries easily or something that causes sadness.
Showing the effects of worry, anxiety, or burdensome responsibility:
That touches the feelings; arousing tender emotion; affecting
Causing especially emotional depression.
Arousing or deserving of sympathetic sadness and compassion:
The definition of bad is something that is wrong in some way, something that is not working properly, or has negative qualities.
Having bad luck; unlucky.
Extreme, persistent sadness or hopelessness; depression. No longer in clinical use.
Not cheerful; dismal; joyless; dreary
The definition of disconsolate is someone who cannot be comforted, or is a place or thing that offers no comforts.
Showing or expressing vague yearnings; longing pensively
Difficult to cope with; causing hardship or depressed spirits:
Appropriate for or suggestive of a funeral; mournful:
Causing much grief or mental anguish
The definition of dire is something so bad or scary that it causes distress or terror. That causes physical or mental pain
Arousing or deserving pity or compassion
Not glaring in color; soft and light in tone.
(Law, of an action) Commenced for the purpose of giving trouble, without due cause.
A depressing or being depressed The state or condition of being gloomy.
Sentimental pessimism or melancholy over the state of the world
The definition of mischievous is someone or something that causes harm or likes to play and annoy with tricks.
Characterized by or causing trouble or anxiety.
Expressing sorrow; mournful or melancholy.
The definition of cheerful is a person or thing that brings joy, humor or good spirits.
Able or quick to apprehend or understand
Of or having to do with a changing of residence
The definition of morose is having a gloomy attitude or character.
(Printing, dated) With some letters or sorts of type deficient or exhausted in the case or font.
The definition of hapless is an unlucky person.
Of the class, rank, excellence, etc. next below the highest; of secondary quality Concerning or involving calamity, disastrous.
Of, like, or fit for an elegy
The definition of naughty is someone or something badly behaved, wicked or not in keeping with moral and social standards.
The definition of rueful is expressing sorrow or regret.
Lacking excellence or worth; below average, inferior, bad, etc. or paltry, mean, insignificant, etc.
Inspiring or deserving pity.
The definition of glad is feeling pleased, happy, satisfied or grateful.
Having a peevish disposition; surly. (Idiomatic) Emotionally upset; mentally distressed.
Harmful or threatening harm or evil; ominous; deadly Pertaining to dysphoria, or of being in a state of dysphoria
Inspiring or deserving of lament or regret; deplorable or pitiable.
Eliciting or deserving regret:
That cannot be consoled; disconsolate; brokenhearted
down at (or in) the mouth
Of or like the color of bile
The definition of fortunate is someone or something that is lucky or favorable, or someone who is materially well-off.
Superior in quality or character; noble: Producing, or resulting in, good chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate.
The definition of joyful is expressing delight or happiness.
Affected or marked by low spirits; dejected.
Dejected, disheartened, or humbled
Stricken with grief; keenly distressed; sorrowful
Arousing or deserving of pity or compassion; lamentable.
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average:
Not bright, garish, or flashy; quiet; plain
Suggestive of the grave; funereal.
The definition of gay is someone or something bright or happy. Synonym Study
implies a mournful, often lugubrious, sadness the doleful look on a lost child's face
suggests a mood of brooding despondency, as because of fatigue or a sense of futility the novel left him feeling depressed
implies discouragement or a sinking of spirits, as because of frustration
suggests a more or less chronic mournfulness or gloominess, or, often, merely a wistful pensiveness melancholy thoughts about the future
implies a sadness caused by some specific loss, disappointment, etc. her death left him sorrowful
is the simple, general term, ranging in implication from a mild, momentary unhappiness to a feeling of intense grief
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