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1. glee

noun. ['ˈgliː'] great merriment.

Synonyms

  • mirth
  • mirthfulness
  • merriment
  • gaiety
  • hilarity

Antonyms

  • gravity
  • discontentment
  • nonpayment
  • letdown

Etymology

  • gle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gleo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word glee


1. Noun, singular or mass
Let your partner share in her glee about your gift by having it brought to the office.

Quotes containing the word glee


1. He did not like the grown-ups who talked down to him, but the ones who went on talking in their usual way, leaving him to leap along in their wake, jumping at meanings, guessing, clutching at known words, and chuckling at complicated jokes as they suddenly dawned. He had the glee of the porpoise then, pouring and leaping through strange seas.
- T.H. White, The Sword in the Stone

2. glee

noun. ['ˈgliː'] malicious satisfaction.

Synonyms

  • gloat
  • satisfaction

Antonyms

  • boredom
  • tedium
  • discontentedness

Etymology

  • gle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gleo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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