Antonyms of adj gladsome

1 sense of gladsome

Sense 1
gladsome -- (experiencing or expressing gladness or joy; "a gladsome smile"; "a gladsome occasion")

INDIRECT (VIA glad) -> sad -- (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)

Similarity of adj gladsome

1 sense of gladsome

Sense 1
gladsome -- (experiencing or expressing gladness or joy; "a gladsome smile"; "a gladsome occasion")
       => 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")

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