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synonyms for convivial

  • cheerful
  • clubby
  • festive
  • genial
  • hearty
  • jolly
  • jovial
  • lively
  • pleasant
  • sociable
  • back-slapping
  • companionable
  • conversible
  • entertaining
  • festal
  • friendly
  • gay
  • glad-handering
  • happy
  • hilarious
  • holiday
  • jocund
  • merry
  • mirthful
  • vivacious
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antonyms for convivial

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  • apathetic
  • depressed
  • gloomy
  • lethargic
  • sad
  • unfriendly
  • unhappy
  • blah
  • dull
  • serious
  • solemn
  • staid
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How to use convivial in a sentence

While the hearing was mostly convivial, there were moments that underscored a partisan split on the environment.
BUTTIGIEG CITES ‘GENERATIONAL OPPORTUNITY’ ON INFRASTRUCTURE AT CONFIRMATION HEARINGIAN DUNCAN, MICHAEL LARISJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sure, we’ll all bring out winter coats as it becomes necessary, but eating dinner in a parka detracts from the air of convivial comfort we usually seek when going out to a restaurant.
THE GOING-OUT THROW IS THE G.O.T. OF 2020MONICA BURTONOCTOBER 16, 2020EATER
Gone, too, is the hamlet of Garratt, whose mock elections of a Mayor caused such convivial excitement a century ago.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Night after night he was absent until the latest hours at convivial clubs and card-parties.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
And then he went off to the Convivial Cannibals, where he ate an enormous tripe supper, and was more jovial and violent than ever.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A convivial club, meeting once a week, established by Gibbon and other travellers.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
The brethren had begun the day by union for worship, they ended it with union for social and convivial festivity.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
It is the custom for young men to vie with each other, particularly in the splendour of their convivial entertainments.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
In his absence Sheridan, whose convivial habits made him acceptable to the prince, busied himself with the affairs of the party.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Walbridge had, as usual, helped by spending all his available money on things of a showy and convivial nature.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
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WORDS RELATED TO CONVIVIAL

  • blithe
  • carefree
  • cheerful
  • cheery
  • convivial
  • gladsome
  • gleeful
  • happy
  • jocund
  • jolly
  • jovial
  • joyful
  • joyous
  • lighthearted
  • lightsome
  • merry
  • mirthful
  • sunny
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