Joyful and Unhappy


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

Unhappy is an antonym for joyful in happy topic.

Nearby Words: joy, joyless, joyfully, joyed


Unhappy adjective - Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: he's been unhappy ever since his family's move, which took him away from all his friends

Joyful is an antonym for unhappy in sad topic.

Nearby Word: unhappily
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Unhappy and Joyful. (2016). Retrieved 2023, June 08, from
Joyful & Unhappy. N.p., 2016. Web. 08 Jun. 2023. <>.
Unhappy or Joyful. 2016. Accessed June 08, 2023.
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