Antonyms of noun joy

1 of 2 senses of joy

Sense 1
joy, joyousness, joyfulness -- (the emotion of great happiness)
       Antonym of sorrow (Sense 1)
      => sorrow -- (an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement; "he tried to express his sorrow at her loss")

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

2 senses of joy

Sense 1
joy, joyousness, joyfulness -- (the emotion of great happiness)
       => emotion -- (any strong feeling)

Sense 2
joy, delight, pleasure -- (something or someone that provides a source of happiness; "a joy to behold"; "the pleasure of his company"; "the new car is a delight")
       => positive stimulus -- (a stimulus with desirable consequences)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb joy

2 senses of joy

Sense 1
rejoice, joy -- (feel happiness or joy)
       => feel, experience -- (undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret")

Sense 2
gladden, joy -- (make glad or happy)

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