Antonyms for gladness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : glad
Phonetic Transcription : glæd

Definition of gladness

Origin :
  • Old English glædnes; see glad + -ness.
  • noun happiness
Example sentences :
  • This has been such a sweet, happy wedding that we mustn't spoil its gladness.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • The little squirrel had squeaked his gladness, and, tail erect, had darted into the grass.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She was good, and she had been anointed with the oil of gladness.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Anshar looked upon him and his heart was filled with gladness.
  • Extract from : « The Babylonian Legends of the Creation » by British Museum
  • All the gladness seemed to have been taken out of the homecoming.
  • Extract from : « The Little Colonel » by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • Her ingenuous innocence did not conceal her gladness at seeing me!
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Every spring-fountain of gladness about us is his making and his delight.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • We poured out of school with the gladness of a holiday in our hearts.
  • Extract from : « Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood » by George MacDonald
  • Sad recollections of all that had been, of sorrow or gladness.
  • Extract from : « Poems » by William D. Howells
  • Yet his gladness was not as apparent to others as it should, by all that was consistent, have been.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of Roscoe Paine » by Joseph C. Lincoln

Synonyms for gladness

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