Synonyms and Antonyms of cheerful
1 having or showing a good mood or disposition a cheerful person who is always fun to work with and a pleasure to be around Synonyms of cheerful blithe, blithesome, bright, buoyant, canty [British dialect], cheery, chipper, eupeptic, gay, gladsome, lightsome, sunny, upbeat, winsome Words Related to cheerful hopeful, optimistic, rosy, sanguine; animated, chirpy, jaunty, lilting, lively, perky, sprightful, sprightly, vivacious; carefree, careless, cavalier, devil-may-care, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, insouciant, lighthearted, unconcerned; boon, gleeful, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful; blissful, delighted, glad, gratified, happy, joyful, joyous, pleased, satisfied, tickled; beaming, grinning, laughing, smiling Near Antonyms of cheerful joyless, sad, unhappy, unsatisfied; dull, lethargic, listless, sluggish, torpid; blue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, down, downcast, downhearted, droopy, forlorn, hangdog, heavyhearted, inconsolable, low, low-spirited, melancholy, mirthless, sorrowful Antonyms of cheerful dour, gloomy, glum, morose, saturnine, sulky, sullen
2 serving to lift one's spirits a hospital with sunny, cheerful rooms that are designed to make a patient's stay as pleasant as possible Synonyms of cheerful bright, cheering, cheery, gay, glad Words Related to cheerful gladdening, heartening, heartwarming; gleaming, radiant, sparkling Near Antonyms of cheerful discouraging, disheartening; colorless, drab, dull, lackluster, lusterless; black, desolate, dispiriting Antonyms of cheerful bleak, cheerless, dark, depressing, dismal, dreary, gloomy, gray (also grey)
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