Antonyms of adj glib

3 senses of glib

Sense 1
glib -- (marked by lack of intellectual depth; "glib generalizations"; "a glib response to a complex question")

INDIRECT (VIA superficial) -> profound -- (showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret")

Sense 2
glib, pat, slick -- (having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial")

INDIRECT (VIA plausible) -> implausible -- (having a quality that provokes disbelief; "gave the teacher an implausible excuse")

Sense 3
glib, glib-tongued, smooth-tongued -- (artfully persuasive in speech; "a glib tongue"; "a smooth-tongued hypocrite")

INDIRECT (VIA persuasive) -> dissuasive -- (deterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand")

Similarity of adj glib

3 senses of glib

Sense 1
glib -- (marked by lack of intellectual depth; "glib generalizations"; "a glib response to a complex question")
       => superficial (vs. profound) -- (concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences")

Sense 2
glib, pat, slick -- (having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial")
       => plausible (vs. implausible) -- (apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful; "a plausible excuse")

Sense 3
glib, glib-tongued, smooth-tongued -- (artfully persuasive in speech; "a glib tongue"; "a smooth-tongued hypocrite")
       => persuasive (vs. dissuasive) -- (intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument")

2020, Cloud WordNet Browser