Playful and Solemn


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Playful adjective – Given to good-natured joking or teasing.
Usage example: the little girl was lighthearted and playful

Solemn is an antonym for playful.
Nearby Words: play, played, playfulness, playing, playfully
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Solemn adjective – Not joking or playful in mood or manner.
Usage example: solemn as a judge

Playful is an antonym for solemn.
Nearby Words: solemnity, solemnize, solemnly, solemnization
Antonyms for Solemn
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Things that words describes

look playful look solemn look
relationship playful relationship solemn relationship
scene playful scene solemn scene
show playful show solemn show
Other nouns: way, tone, music, voice, version, song, songs.

Both words in one sentence

  • Ib's is very solemn, bordering on sad, whereas Mary's feels very playful but lonely.
  • These variations run the gamut from the playful and whimsical ("Floral Arrangement") to the heroic ("The Bell of Hope Resonates On High") to the solemn, mournful versions you'd expect to hear in a church.
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