Thesaurus

thriving

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of thriving

  1. 1 having attained a desired end or state of good fortune our new landscaping business is thriving Synonyms flourishing, going, palmy, prosperous, successful, triumphantRelated Words coming, promising; booming, growing, roaring, robust; boffo, gangbusters (also gangbuster), runaway, sockoNear Antonyms futureless, hopeless, inauspicious, no-good, unpromising; collapsing, failing, flopping, flunking, folding, washing-out; declining, slipping, slumping, waning; bankrupt, kaput (also kaputt), kerflooey; destroyed, ruined, wreckedAntonyms failed, unsuccessful

  2. 2 marked by much life, movement, or activity the once thriving downtown has fallen into steep decline since the new mall was built Synonyms aboil, abubble, abuzz, animated, astir, brisk, bustling, busy, buzzing, flourishing, happening, hopping, humming, kinetic, lively, rousing, stirring, alive, vibrantRelated Words abounding, crowded, overflowing, populous, swarming, teeming, throngingAntonyms asleep, dead, inactive, lifeless, sleepy

  3. 3 marked by vigorous growth and well-being especially economically a thriving manufacturing community that is experiencing a tremendous growth in new jobs Synonyms booming, boomy, flourishing, golden, halcyon, healthy, lush, palmy, prospering, roaring, successful, prosperousRelated Words affluent, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, substantial, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do; comfortableNear Antonyms declining, dying, failing, floundering, languishing, struggling; bankrupt, bankrupted, insolventAntonyms depressed, unprosperous, unsuccessful



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