Gladdening and Saddening


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Gladdening adjective – Making one feel good inside.
Usage example: the overdue change to warm, sunny weather is gladdening

Saddening is an antonym for gladdening.
Nearby Words: gladden, gladdened
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Saddening adjective – Causing unhappiness.
Gladdening is an antonym for saddening.
Nearby Words: sadden, saddened
Antonyms for Saddening
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