Synonyms and Antonyms of stormy
1 marked by bursts of destructive force or intense activity <a small nation, but one with a long and stormy history> Synonyms bang-bang, blood-and-guts, convulsive, cyclonic, explosive, ferocious, fierce, furious, hammer-and-tongs, hot, knock-down, drag-out (or knock-down-and-drag-out), paroxysmal, rabid, rough, violent, tempestuous, tumultuous, turbulent, volcanicRelated Words barbarous, brutal, savage, vicious; antagonistic, hostile; aggressive, assertive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, gladiatorial, pugnacious, quarrelsome, truculent; combustible, volatile; agitated, frantic, frenzied, mad; cataclysmal (or cataclysmic), destructive, ruinousNear Antonyms calm, halcyon, pacific, serene, tranquil; nonbelligerent, unaggressiveAntonyms nonviolent, peaceable, peaceful
2 marked by or abounding with rain <stormy weather was forecast for the next three days, so we cancelled our camping trip> Synonyms pouring, precipitating, rainy, wetRelated Words drippy, drizzling, drizzly, misty, mizzly, spitting, sprinklingNear Antonyms dry
3 marked by sudden or violent disturbance <that couple has had a long but stormy relationship> Synonyms cataclysmal (or cataclysmic), convulsive, tempestuous, tumultuous, turbulentRelated Words fitful, spasmodic, sporadic; boisterous, clamorous, furious, noisy, riotousNear Antonyms calm, peaceful, placid, serene, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unshaken, untroubled
4 marked by turmoil or disturbance especially of natural elements <Neptune has the stormiest atmosphere of any planet, with winds of up to 900 miles per hour> Synonyms rough, rugged, wild, tempestuous, tumultuous, turbulentRelated Words blustering, blustery, raging, violent; brutal, harsh, severe; roily, unquiet, unsettled; bleak, inclement, nasty, raw, squallyNear Antonyms calm, halcyon, peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, tranquil; bright, clear, clement, cloudless, fair, sunny, sunshiny, unclouded
5 marked by wet and windy conditions <stormy seas forced the schooner far off its intended course> Synonyms bleak, dirty, inclement, nasty, raw, rough, squally, foul, tempestuous, turbulentRelated Words blowy, blustering, blustery, breezy, gusty, windblown, windswept; cloudy, overcast, sunless; rainy, snowy; foggy, hazy, misty, murky, soupyNear Antonyms rainless; balmy, calm, halcyon, peaceful, placid, pleasant, sereneAntonyms bright, clear, clement, cloudless, fair, sunny, sunshiny, unclouded
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