What is the opposite of buoyant?

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Adjective
Opposite of able or tending to keep afloat or rise to the top of a liquid or gas
Adjective
Opposite of cheerful and optimistic
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Adjective
Opposite of having a lively or cheerful manner or character
Adjective
Opposite of showing enthusiasm or displaying positive energy about something
“Appallingly low turnout for the June elections showed that voters are apathetic.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by a good or happy sentiment
“The spiritual journey is fraught with danger, full of unexpected twists, at times deeply discouraging, at times exhilarating.”
Adjective
Opposite of having the ability to produce financial growth or gain
“This is an unprofitable business and some big decisions will need to be made soon on its future.”
Adjective
Opposite of bringing wealth and success
“After yet another unsuccessful venture, he felt like the American dream was eluding him.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling, or wanting to feel, optimism about a future event
“When Haldeman came in that afternoon, he was pessimistic about Magruder's chances of not being indicted.”
Adjective
Opposite of free of debt
Adjective
Opposite of showy, bold or audacious in behaviour, appearance, etc.
Adjective
Opposite of important in material or social terms
“In the south, where aristocrats sponsored the first settlements, a landowning elite held sway over an impoverished population.”
Adverb
Opposite of floating in water
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