Joyful and Miserable


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

Miserable is an antonym for joyful in happy topic.

Nearby Words: joy, joyless, joyfully, joyed


Miserable adjective - Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer.
Usage example: a miserable jail cell in which the political prisoner was left to rot

Joyful is an antonym for miserable in topics: unhappy, destitute.

Nearby Words: misery, miserly, miserably, miser
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Miserable or Joyful. 2016. Accessed June 08, 2023.
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