Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun glad

1 sense of glad

Sense 1
gladiolus, gladiola, glad, sword lily -- (any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated)
       => iridaceous plant -- (any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae)

Antonyms of adj glad

4 senses of glad

Sense 1
glad (vs. sad) -- (showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy; "glad you are here"; "glad that they succeeded"; "gave a glad shout"; "a glad smile"; "heard the glad news"; "a glad occasion")

sad (vs. glad) -- (experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness; "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti)
        => bittersweet -- (tinged with sadness; "a movie with a bittersweet ending")
        => doleful, mournful -- (filled with or evoking sadness; "the child's doleful expression"; "stared with mournful eyes"; "mournful news")
        => heavyhearted -- (depressed)
        => melancholy, melancholic -- (characterized by or causing or expressing sadness; "growing more melancholy every hour"; "her melancholic smile"; "we acquainted him with the melancholy truth")
        => pensive, wistful -- (showing pensive sadness; "the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty")
        => tragic, tragical -- (very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction; "a tragic face"; "a tragic plight"; "a tragic accident")
        => tragicomic, tragicomical -- (manifesting both tragic and comic aspects; "the tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments"- B.R.Redman)

Sense 2
glad, happy -- (eagerly disposed to act or to be of service; "glad to help")

INDIRECT (VIA willing) -> unwilling -- (not disposed or inclined toward; "an unwilling assistant"; "unwilling to face facts")

Sense 3
glad -- (feeling happy appreciation; "glad of the fire's warmth")

INDIRECT (VIA grateful) -> ungrateful, thankless, unthankful -- (not feeling or showing gratitude; "ungrateful heirs"; "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare)

Sense 4
beaming, glad -- (cheerful and bright; "a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning")

INDIRECT (VIA cheerful) -> depressing, cheerless, uncheerful -- (causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy; "the economic outlook is depressing"; "something cheerless about the room"; "a moody and uncheerful person"; "an uncheerful place")

Similarity of adj glad

4 senses of glad

Sense 1
glad (vs. sad) -- (showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy; "glad you are here"; "glad that they succeeded"; "gave a glad shout"; "a glad smile"; "heard the glad news"; "a glad occasion")
       => gladsome -- (experiencing or expressing gladness or joy; "a gladsome smile"; "a gladsome occasion")
          Also See-> cheerful#1

Sense 2
glad, happy -- (eagerly disposed to act or to be of service; "glad to help")
       => willing (vs. unwilling) -- (disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant"; "willing helpers")

Sense 3
glad -- (feeling happy appreciation; "glad of the fire's warmth")
       => grateful (vs. ungrateful), thankful -- (feeling or showing gratitude; "a grateful heart"; "grateful for the tree's shade"; "a thankful smile")

Sense 4
beaming, glad -- (cheerful and bright; "a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning")
       => cheerful (vs. depressing) -- (being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be")

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