Antonyms of adj exuberant

3 senses of exuberant

Sense 1
ebullient, exuberant, high-spirited -- (joyously unrestrained)

INDIRECT (VIA spirited) -> spiritless -- (lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism")

Sense 2
excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening -- (unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings; "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed")

INDIRECT (VIA unrestrained) -> restrained -- (under restraint)

Sense 3
exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous -- (produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming")

INDIRECT (VIA abundant) -> scarce -- (deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")

Similarity of adj exuberant

3 senses of exuberant

Sense 1
ebullient, exuberant, high-spirited -- (joyously unrestrained)
       => spirited (vs. spiritless) -- (displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness)

Sense 2
excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening -- (unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings; "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed")
       => unrestrained (vs. restrained) -- (not subject to restraint; "unrestrained laughter")

Sense 3
exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous -- (produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming")
       => abundant (vs. scarce) -- (present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water")

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