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heady

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of heady

  1. 1 experiencing or marked by overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion still heady from his election win, he announced his first cabinet appointments Synonyms of heady elated, elevated, enrapt, enraptured, entranced, euphoric, exhilarated, giddy, ecstatic, intoxicated, rapt, rapturous, rhapsodic (also rhapsodical)Words Related to heady enchanted, exultant, glorying, jubilant, rejoicing, triumphant; enthusiastic, excited, gung ho, thrilled; blissed-out, blissful, delighted, glad, gratified, happy, joyful, joyous, pleased, satisfied, tickledNear Antonyms of heady blue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heartsore, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholy, miserable, mournful, sad, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretchedAntonyms of heady depressed

  2. 2 having or showing a practical cleverness or judgment one of the headiest politicians around, he knows how to read the public mood at any given moment Synonyms of heady astute, canny, clear-eyed, clear-sighted, hard-boiled, hardheaded, shrewd, knowing, savvy, sharp, sharp-witted, smartWords Related to heady artful, cagey (also cagy), crafty, cunning, devious, dodgy [chiefly British], foxy, guileful, pawky [chiefly British], slick, sly, subtle, tricky, wily; discerning, insightful, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, sagacious, sage, sapient, wise; experienced, veteran; discriminating, discriminative; agile, alert, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever, intelligent, keen, nimble, quick, quick-witted, sharp-eyed, sharp-sighted; apt, ingenious, resourceful; calculating, schemingNear Antonyms of heady artless, guileless, ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve); exploitable, gullible (also gullable); unperceptive, unwise; dense, dull, obtuse; airheaded, birdbrained, brain-dead, brainless, dim-witted, dopey (also dopy), dumb, empty-headed, feebleminded, gormless [chiefly British], half-witted, knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), lunkheaded, simple, slow, slow-witted, softheaded, stupid, thickheaded, thick-witted, unintelligent, weak-minded; foolish, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), moronic, silly, thoughtless, witless; ignorant, uninformedAntonyms of heady unknowing

  3. 3 having an abundance of some characteristic quality (as flavor) a rich meal full of heady sauces and strong spices Synonyms of heady big, concentrated, full, full-bodied, lusty, muscular, plush, potent, rich, robust, strongWords Related to heady heavy; straight, undiluted, unmixed; high-octane, high-test; enriched, fortified; concentratedNear Antonyms of heady dilute, diluted, watered-down, wateryAntonyms of heady delicate, light, mild, thin, thinned, weak, weakened



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