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boon

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of boon

  1. likely to seek or enjoy the company of others I and my boon companions celebrated that afternoon's victory on the gridiron with a night at a local dance club Synonyms of boon convivial, clubbable (also clubable), clubby, companionable, extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociable, socialWords Related to boon cordial, folksy, forthcoming, friendly, hospitable; affable, genial, gracious; agreeable, amiable, congenial, kindly, neighborly; animated, gay, jaunty, jolly, jovial, lively, peppy, perky, pert, spirited, sprightful, sprightly, vivacious; communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkative; bright, buoyant, cheerful, chipper, effervescent, upbeat; bubbly, exuberant, high-spiritedNear Antonyms of boon misanthropic; aloof, cold, cool, detached, distant, frosty, remote, reserved, standoffish; mum, mute, reticent, silent, taciturnAntonyms of boon antisocial, insociable, introverted, nongregarious, reclusive, unsociable, unsocial


boon

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of boon

  1. 1 a thing that helps the couple's generous donation was a great boon to the charity's fund-raising campaign Synonyms of boon advantage, aid, asset, benefit, helpWords Related to boon hand, lift, pick-me-up; support, sustenance; blessing, godsend, windfall; recourse, refuge, resort, resourceNear Antonyms of boon constraint, inhibitor, liability, obstacle, obstruction, restraint, strangleholdAntonyms of boon disadvantage, drawback, encumbrance, hindrance, impediment, minus

  2. 2 an act of kind assistance a softhearted man who finds it hard to deny any boon, whether it be for friend or stranger Synonyms of boon benevolence, favor, courtesy, grace, indulgence, kindness, mercy, service, turnWords Related to boon dispensation, waiver; advantage, benefit, blessing, godsend, manna; liberty, license (or licence), privilegeNear Antonyms of boon hindrance, hurdle, impediment, interference, obstacle

  3. 3 something granted as a special favor at the prep school, seniors are given certain boons that make them the envy of underclassmen Synonyms of boon appanage (also apanage), privilege, concession, honorWords Related to boon courtesy; claim, entitlement, right; birthright; perquisite, prerogative; charter, grant, patent; exemption, immunity, waiverNear Antonyms of boon burden, duty, obligation, responsibility

  4. 4 something that provides happiness or does good for a person or thing the unexpected rain was a boon for the farmers who had been struggling with drought Synonyms of boon benediction, benefit, blessing, felicity, godsend, good, manna, windfallWords Related to boon grace, mercy; favor, kindness, mitzvah; advantage, aid, assistance, gift, help, relief, support; anodyne, comfort, consolation, solace; bonus, extra, lagniappe; delight, joy, pleasureNear Antonyms of boon hex, hoodoo, jinx; bother, irritant, nuisance, pest; disadvantage; cross, misery, trial, tribulationAntonyms of boon affliction, bane, curse, evil, plague, scourge



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