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glad

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of glad

  1. 1 experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or delight the man was glad to see his old college buddies again, after so long an absence Synonyms of glad blissful, chuffed [British], delighted, gratified, happy, joyful, joyous, pleased, satisfied, thankful, tickled Words Related to glad beaming, blithe, blithesome, buoyant, cheerful, cheery, gay, gladsome, lighthearted, sunny, upbeat; gleeful, jocund, jolly, jovial, laughing, merry, mirthful, smiling; beatific, ecstatic, elated, enraptured, entranced, euphoric, exhilarated, intoxicated, rapturous, rhapsodic (also rhapsodical); exuberant, exultant, jubilant, rapt, rejoicing, thrilled; hopeful, optimistic, rosy, sanguine Near Antonyms of glad abject, aggrieved, anguished, blue, brokenhearted, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, melancholy; doleful, dolorous, lachrymose, mournful, plaintive, sorrowful, sorry, woeful; black, dark, desolate, dispirited, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), grieved, heartbroken, heartsick, miserable, woebegone, wretched Antonyms of glad displeased, dissatisfied, joyless, sad, unhappy, unpleased, unsatisfied

  2. 2 having a desire or inclination (as for a specified course of action) I am glad to do the work if it will help the cause Synonyms of glad amenable, disposed, fain, game, willing, inclined, minded, readyWords Related to glad predisposed, prone; accommodating, agreeable, compliant, cooperative, obedient, obliging, submissive; favorable, receptive; prepared, prompt, quick, responsive, swift; desirous, eager, enthused, enthusiastic, excitedNear Antonyms of glad averse, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, reticentAntonyms of glad disinclined, unamenable, unwilling

  3. 3 serving to lift one's spirits doctors brought glad tidings to the reporters awaiting news of the queen's condition Synonyms of glad bright, cheering, cheery, gay, cheerfulWords Related to glad gladdening, heartening, heartwarming; gleaming, radiant, sparklingNear Antonyms of glad discouraging, disheartening; colorless, drab, dull, lackluster, lusterless; black, desolate, dispiritingAntonyms of glad bleak, cheerless, dark, depressing, dismal, dreary, gloomy, gray (also grey)

  4. 4 feeling or expressing gratitude she was glad of the offer of a ride home Synonyms of glad appreciative, appreciatory, grateful, obliged, thankfulWords Related to glad beholden, indebted; contented, delighted, gratified, pleased, satisfied, tickled; thankingNear Antonyms of glad inhospitable, rude, thoughtless, ungraciousAntonyms of glad inappreciative, thankless, unappreciative, ungrateful


glad

verb, archaic

Synonyms and Antonyms of glad

  1. to give satisfaction to it hath gladded my heart to see thy face again Synonyms of glad agree (with), content, delight, feast, gas [slang], please [archaic], gladden, gratify, pleasure, rejoice, satisfy, suit, warmWords Related to glad appease, mollify, pacify, placate, soothe; assuage, quench, sate, satiate; excite, tickle, titillate; amuse, divert, entertain, treat; captivate, charm; galvanize, thrill; calm, comfort; cater (to), humor, indulge; coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoilNear Antonyms of glad aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, cross, exasperate, gall, get, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, perturb, pique, put out, ruffle, vex; anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil, steam up; provoke, rouse; agitate, distress, disturb, fret, upset; harass, harry, pester; affront, insult, offendAntonyms of glad displease



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