Glad and Sorrowful


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Glad adjective – Experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or delight.
Usage example: the man was glad to see his old college buddies again, after so long an absence

Sorrowful is an antonym for glad in happy topic.
Nearby Words: gladness, gladly, gladsome, Glady
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Sorrowful adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: the cult seemed to be a sorrowful assemblage of emotionally scarred people seeking love and redemption

Glad is an antonym for sorrowful in grieving topic.
Nearby Words: sorrow, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
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Sorrowful or Glad. 2016. Accessed January 25, 2021.

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