Antonyms of adj hangdog

2 senses of hangdog

Sense 1
guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamed -- (showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater)

INDIRECT (VIA ashamed) -> unashamed -- (used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame)

Sense 2
hangdog -- (frightened into submission or compliance)

INDIRECT (VIA afraid) -> unafraid, fearless -- (oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them)

Similarity of adj hangdog

2 senses of hangdog

Sense 1
guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamed -- (showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater)
       => ashamed (predicate) (vs. unashamed) -- (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat")

Sense 2
hangdog -- (frightened into submission or compliance)
       => afraid (predicate) (vs. unafraid) -- (filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions")

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