Gloomy and Joyful


Gloomy adjective - Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer.
Usage example: the cold rain made for a gloomy day

Joyful is an antonym for gloomy in topics: blue, sad, dark.


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

Gloomy is an antonym for joyful in happy topic.

Nearby Words: joy, joyless, joyfully, joyed

Both words in one sentence

  • Literal Split Personality He has 4 personalities; The gloomy one represents his sadness and loneliness, the angry one represents his rough and proud attitude, the happy one represents his joyful side and how he cares about everyone and the feminine girly type represents his overuse of his sexy jutsu.
  • Big Boo's Haunt The west side of Gloomy Woods in Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam is this, with King Boo and his army inhabiting it and featuring a dark, somber theme in contrast with the illuminated and somewhat joyful east side.
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