What is the opposite of laughing?

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Adjective
Opposite of noticeably happy and optimistic
Adjective
Opposite of marked by great pleasure, happiness, or contentedness
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Adjective
Opposite of characterized by happiness or optimism
Adjective
Opposite of in a state of being entertained
Noun
Opposite of the action or sound of laughing
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to make spontaneous sounds and movements as instinctive expressions of lively mirth or amusement
“Homer would cry over the loss of his pet lobster, Pinchy, but simultaneously enjoy eating it.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to mock or ridicule with a scornful or deprecating laugh
“The senior physicians would praise Jacob's groundbreaking developments in science, space, and technology.”
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