Antonyms of adj lightsome

2 senses of lightsome

Sense 1
light, lightsome, tripping -- (moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step")

INDIRECT (VIA light-footed) -> heavy-footed -- ((of movement) lacking ease or lightness; "his tired heavy-footed walk")

Sense 2
blithe, blithesome, lighthearted, lightsome, light-hearted -- (carefree and happy and lighthearted; "was loved for her blithe spirit"; "a merry blithesome nature"; "her lighthearted nature"; "trilling songs with a lightsome heart")

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 lightsome

2 senses of lightsome

Sense 1
light, lightsome, tripping -- (moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step")
       => light-footed (vs. heavy-footed) -- ((of movement) having a light and springy step; "a light-footed girl")

Sense 2
blithe, blithesome, lighthearted, lightsome, light-hearted -- (carefree and happy and lighthearted; "was loved for her blithe spirit"; "a merry blithesome nature"; "her lighthearted nature"; "trilling songs with a lightsome heart")
       => 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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