Synonyms & Antonyms:Gay





Gay



( Adjective )


The
gay voices of young children got the attention of the teachers.

Synonyms:

Cheerful

Jovial

Vivacious

Jolly

Sprightly

Buoyant

Joyous

Blithe

Contextual Examples:

Although he was to undergo an operation, he was looking
cheerful.

Albert Johnson was
jovial old man of this neighborhood.

The
vivacious girl made a good sales executive for the advertisement agency.

She was very
jolly in Pankaj’s birthday party.

Our grandfather’s 80th anniversary was a
joyous occasion for the whole family.

He is surprisingly
sprightly for an old man.

Rita’s
buoyant personality attracts many new friends to her.

Their child had a wonderful
blithe personality.



Antonyms:

Mournful

Cheerless

Unhappy

Depressed

Gloomy

Sorrowful

Sad

Dismal

Contextual Examples:

He is so serious in life. His looks become
mournful as soon as he concentrates on a difficult problem.

Visiting his office is no pleasure. He is rich but
cheerless.

Unhappy is one who is rich but unhealthy.

The low percentage of marks in the examination has made him too
depressed.




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