Synonyms and Antonyms of flourishing
1 having attained a desired end or state of good fortune <a flourishing actor in the early years of the talkies> Synonyms successful, going, palmy, prosperous, thriving, triumphantRelated Words coming, promising; booming, growing, roaring, robust; boffo, gangbusters (also gangbuster), runaway, sockoNear Antonyms futureless, hopeless, inauspicious, no-good, unpromising; collapsing, failing, flopping, flunking, folding, washing-out; declining, slipping, slumping, waning; bankrupt, kaput (also kaputt), kerflooey; destroyed, ruined, wreckedAntonyms failed, unsuccessful
2 marked by much life, movement, or activity <a flourishing market in sports memorabilia> Synonyms aboil, abubble, abuzz, animated, astir, brisk, bustling, busy, buzzing, alive, happening, hopping, humming, kinetic, lively, rousing, stirring, thriving, vibrantRelated Words abounding, crowded, overflowing, populous, swarming, teeming, throngingAntonyms asleep, dead, inactive, lifeless, sleepy
3 marked by vigorous growth and well-being especially economically <a flourishing community that has become a major beneficiary of the high-tech boom> Synonyms booming, boomy, prosperous, golden, halcyon, healthy, lush, palmy, prospering, roaring, successful, thrivingRelated Words affluent, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, substantial, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do; comfortableNear Antonyms declining, dying, failing, floundering, languishing, struggling; bankrupt, bankrupted, insolventAntonyms depressed, unprosperous, unsuccessful
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