- Antonyms of GLOOMY
hopeful, optimistic, comforting, joyous, lighthearted, upbeat, clear, animated, bright, cheerful, content, encouraged, encouraging, happy, joyful, light, sparkling, sunny, vivacious, ablaze, agleam, aglitter, alight, animated, beaming, beamy, blissful, blithe, blithesome, boon, bouncing, bright, brilliant, buoyant, carefree, careless, cavalier, cheerful, cheering, cheery, chipper, clear, content, cordial, crystalline, dazzling, delighted, devil-may-care, easygoing, ecstatic, effulgent, elated, encouraged, encouraging, energetic, enraptured, entranced, euphoric, excited, exhilarated, exuberant, exultant, festive, floodlit, friendly, frisky, glad, gladdened, gladsome, glaring, gleaming, gleeful, glossy, glowing, gratified, grinning, happy, happy-go-lucky, heartwarming, hopeful, illuminated, incandescent, insouciant, jaunty, jocose, jocular, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, joyous, jubilant, lambent, laughing, light, lighthearted, lightsome, lit, lively, lucent, lucid, luminous, lustrous, merry, mirthful, moonlit, moony, optimistic, overjoyed, peppy, perky, pleased, radiant, rapturous, resplendent, rhapsodic, rosy, sanguine, satisfied, shining, shiny, smiling, sparkling, spirited, sprightly, springy, starlit, sunlit, sunny, sunshiny, thrilled, transparent, unconcerned, upbeat, vital, vivacious, white, zippy, Brightened, Buoyed, Relucent, Sprightful, illumined, heartened, comforting, highlighted.
- Examples of usage:
- When Lumley Ferrers left the room his countenance was gloomy and excited rather than sad - "Ernest Maltravers, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
- He almost lifted her forward over the threshold into the cold and gloomy hall - "The Keeper of the Door" by Ethel M. Dell
- John observed that he was getting a little less gloomy as he proceeded - "Fated to Be Free" by Jean Ingelow