What is the opposite of joyful?

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Adjective
Opposite of feeling, expressing, or causing great pleasure and happiness
Adjective
Opposite of feeling, expressing, or causing great pleasure and happiness
Adjective
Opposite of feeling, expressing, or causing great pleasure and happiness
Adjective
Opposite of in good spirits
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“Ralph felt depressed after Lisa rejected his advances.”
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 having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner
Adjective
(informal) Opposite of enjoyable or amusing
“We had an unpleasant time at the police station.”
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