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See definition of gladsome on Dictionary.com
  • as inblithe
  • as inblithesome
  • as incheerful
  • as injolly
  • as injoyful
  • as injoyous

synonyms for gladsome

  • carefree
  • jaunty
  • jovial
  • lighthearted
  • sprightly
  • animated
  • buoyant
  • cheerful
  • cheery
  • chirpy
  • gay
  • gleeful
  • jocund
  • jolly
  • joyful
  • merry
  • mirthful
  • sunny
  • vivacious
See also synonyms for: gladsomeness

antonyms for gladsome

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  • depressed
  • lethargic
  • troubled
  • worried
  • heavy-hearted
  • morose
  • sad
  • sorrowful
  • unhappy
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    How to use gladsome in a sentence

    Almost instantly the birds of the forest darted hither and thither, caroling forth in gladsome strains.
    THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
    It seemed to afford him pleasure to give the deserved meed of praise, and the young faces grew bright and gladsome under it.
    ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
    It was all so gladsome, so beautiful, so free, that Joan laughed and skipped for joy.
    TWO LITTLE TRAVELLERSFRANCES BROWNE ARTHUR
    The even tap, tap, and the cheery, gladsome whistle carried far ahead of him the message that Freckles was himself again.
    FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
    The astonished cripple no longer needs the friendly crutch, but treads with ease and joy his gladsome path.
    JESUS, THE MESSIAH; OR, THE OLD TESTAMENT PROPHECIES FULFILLED IN THE NEW TESTAMENT SCRIPTURES(A LADY) ANONYMOUS
    It's priceless, every way, and copies of it ought to be in the gladsome possession of every lover of Lincoln.
    MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, JANUARY, 1896, VOL. VI. NO. 2VARIOUS
    Harps and fiddles played their wildest and most gladsome tunes, knights and ladies danced, and all went merry as a marriage bell.
    STORIES FROM THE BALLADSMARY MACGREGOR
    Days of hope and nights of gladness Madra's happy monarch passed, Till his queen of noble offspring gladsome promise gave at last!
    MAHA-BHARATAANONYMOUS
    Clouds and wind must not affright, for the gladsome welcome light of example interposes between us and disappointment and despair.
    GATHERING JEWELSJAMES KNOWLES AND MATILDA DARROCH KNOWLES
    Most gladsome sight of all, the Cupids plucked the hated fools' caps from their heads and cast them high in the air.
    THE LITTLE WHITE BIRDJ. M. BARRIE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO GLADSOME

    • animated
    • buoyant
    • carefree
    • cheerful
    • cheery
    • chirpy
    • gay
    • gladsome
    • gleeful
    • jaunty
    • jocund
    • jolly
    • jovial
    • joyful
    • lighthearted
    • merry
    • mirthful
    • sprightly
    • sunny
    • vivacious
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