Antonyms of noun sadness

1 of 3 senses of sadness

Sense 1
sadness, unhappiness -- (emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being)
       Antonym of happiness (Sense 2)
      => happiness -- (emotions experienced when in a state of well-being)

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

3 senses of sadness

Sense 1
sadness, unhappiness -- (emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being)
       => feeling -- (the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual")

Sense 2
sadness, sorrow, sorrowfulness -- (the state of being sad; "she tired of his perpetual sadness")
       => unhappiness -- (state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief)

Sense 3
gloominess, lugubriousness, sadness -- (the quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness)
       => uncheerfulness -- (not conducive to cheer or good spirits)

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