- Antonyms of MERRY
depressed, gloomy, sad, sorrowful, unhappy, abject, aggrieved, anguished, black, bleak, blue, brokenhearted, cheerless, comfortless, crestfallen, crying, dark, dejected, depressed, depressing, desolate, despondent, disconsolate, discontented, disgruntled, disheartened, dismal, dispirited, doleful, dolorous, downcast, downhearted, dreary, dull, forlorn, gloomy, glum, gray, groaning, heartbroken, heartsick, heavyhearted, joyless, lachrymose, lethargic, listless, low-spirited, lugubrious, melancholy, miserable, moaning, moody, morose, mournful, plaintive, sad, saturnine, sluggish, sobbing, somber, sorrowful, sorry, sullen, torpid, unhappy, wailing, weeping, woebegone, woeful, wretched, Saddened.
- Examples of usage:
- A merry club is met together, In a small group one's not alone. - "Faust" by Goethe
- Well, there's no hurry about it, and you couldn't do anything with it, even at home in merry England. - "Foe-Farrell" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
- Make free with them all, I beg of you- and if you don't go home till morning, I wish you a merry night of it. - "William Hickling Prescott" by Harry Thurston Peck