Depressed and Joyful


Depressed adjective - Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: I was depressed and didn't feel much like going to the party

Joyful is an antonym for depressed.


Joyful adjective - Experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or delight.
Usage example: the news of the child's safe return made us all joyful

Depressed is an antonym for joyful in happy topic.

Nearby Words: joy, joyless, joyfully, joyed

Both words in one sentence

  • Coldplay's "Christmas Lights" (2010): The speaker breaks up with his girlfriend after they have a huge fight on Christmas Eve, and he spends the night depressed, unable to join in with the joyful revelers on the streets.
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