What is the opposite of merry?

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Adjective
Opposite of cheerful and lively
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Opposite of being under the influence of alcohol
Adjective
Opposite of cheerfully unconcerned about the future or things in general
“He was, in spite of all his genius and accomplishment, a troubled man seeking his own truth.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing laughter and providing entertainment
Adjective
Opposite of having a lively or cheerful manner or character
Adjective
Opposite of showing or characterized by great energy and movement
“Tiny children sit passively by their parents, too weak and languid to play or run around, as cars flash past them.”
Adjective
Opposite of a mood associated with celebration or festivities
“He was in a foul mood and refused to spend the entire weekend at his in-law's house.”
Adjective
Opposite of pleasantly humorous or jocular
“The serious message of the film is ruined by the bathos of its ridiculous ending.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a reasonable chance of success
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