Antonyms for joying

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Yes, they were wolves leaping at the throat of her father, and joying in the defeat of Lucretia.

Good cause she had for joying / o'er all her friends escaped from harm.

Waldron smiled, evilly, joying in this abject fear of his hated partner.

He remembered releasing his grandfather's cage-birds, and joying in the wild swoops of their recovered liberty.

He listened eagerly, with receptive ears, lying on his back and looking up and joying in each movement of her lips as she talked.

Joying in his freedom, eager to meet the newer phases of Californian life under the stars and stripes, Valois rides along.

The wicked scion of the Purdee house, joying to note how true his shaft had sped, was again fitting his bow.

Joying that her father had yielded, he ran forward till he saw Ruth's tears.

He was still on the whole a most cheerful Christian, joying and rejoicing in the hope of a blessed immortality.

To meet his friends the monarch / rode out in mickle glee: In joying now was ended / all his full great anxiety.