Elated and Plaintive


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Elated adjective – Experiencing or marked by overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion.
Plaintive is an antonym for elated.
Nearby Words: elation, elatedly, elating
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Plaintive adjective – Expressing or suggesting mourning.
Usage example: the puppy's plaintive expression after we put the toy away was rather amusing

Elated is an antonym for plaintive.
Nearby Words: plaint, plaintively
Antonyms for Plaintive
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