- Antonyms of SADNESS
cheer, delight, gladness, happiness, joy, bliss, blissfulness, cheer, cheerfulness, content, contentedness, contentment, delight, ecstasy, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, exuberance, exultation, gaiety, gayness, gladness, gladsomeness, glee, gleefulness, gratification, happiness, heaven, hopefulness, humor, intoxication, jollity, joviality, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilation, lightheartedness, merriment, mirth, mirthfulness, optimism, rapture, satisfaction, sunniness, Cheeriness, Elatedness, felicity, rapturousness.
- Examples of usage:
- She missed her nurse's cheerful voice, and looking up in her face found there a settled sadness instead of the usual ready smile. - "A Pair of Clogs" by Amy Walton
- She glanced over at David's pale, grave face, set in its sadness, and a sharp pain went through her heart. - "Marcia Schuyler" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
- The girl went away, not in anger or impatience, but in sadness. - "The Crisis, Complete" by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009