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

1 sense of smiling

Sense 1
smile, smiling, grin, grinning -- (a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement)
       => facial expression, facial gesture -- (a gesture executed with the facial muscles)

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

2 senses of smile

Sense 1
smile -- (change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure)
       => grimace, make a face, pull a face -- (contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do")

Sense 2
smile -- (express with a smile; "She smiled her thanks")
       => express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")

Antonyms of adj smiling

1 sense of smiling

Sense 1
beamish, smiling (prenominal), twinkly -- (smiling with happiness or optimism; "Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"- Lewis Carroll; "a room of smiling faces"; "a round red twinkly Santa Claus")

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 smiling

1 sense of smiling

Sense 1
beamish, smiling (prenominal), twinkly -- (smiling with happiness or optimism; "Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"- Lewis Carroll; "a room of smiling faces"; "a round red twinkly Santa Claus")
       => 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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