Dejected and Joyous


Dejected adjective - Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: the dejected players slowly made their way back to the locker room, where they could mourn their defeat in private

Joyous is an antonym for dejected in topics: downhearted, depressed.

Nearby Words: dejection, dejectedly, dejecting


Joyous adjective - Experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or delight.
Usage example: a joyous crowd eagerly awaiting the countdown to midnight on New Year's Eve

Dejected is an antonym for joyous.

Nearby Words: joy, joyously
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