Smart Words of the English Language

These english synonyms for words used in writing has been arranged by categories. For each word (terrible, sad, poor, frustrated, stubborn, inflexible, horrible, ...) you will find about 10 to 40 synonyms. Antonyms are included in the sense, that the words consists mostly of pairs which have the opposite meaning.

sad bleak dejected depressed desolate
dingy discouraged dismal doleful dreary
forlornly gloomy glum grievous grim
heart broken lonely lugubrious melancholic miserable
mopish morose mournful poor seamy
somber sordid sorrowful sulky sullen
temperamental unfortunate unhappy wistful wretched
frustrated balked disappointed discontented foiled
stubborn adamant hardheaded inflexible obdurate
obstinate relentless unyielding
terrible abhorrent abominable appalling awful
bizarre calamitous dire disastrous dreadful
fearful formidable freakish frightful ghastly
grotesque gruesome heinous horrible horrid
lurid odious painful terrifying tragic




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