Antonyms for

Antonyms of adj joyful

2 senses of joyful

Sense 1:
joyful (vs. sorrowful)

sorrowful (vs. joyful)
anguished, tormented, torturedbereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning(prenominal), sorrowing(prenominal)bitterbrokenhearted, heartbroken, heartsickdolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, tearful, weepingelegiacgrievous, heartbreaking, heartrendinglamenting, wailing, wailfullugubriousmournful, plaintivesadwoebegone, woeful
Sense 2:
elated, gleeful, joyful, jubilant

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