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Opposite of expressing sorrow or regret, especially in a wry or humorous way
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(attributive to a person or animal) Opposite of marked by pity or sympathy
“Bruce Wayne was fortunate not to have suffered the same fate as his parents, and went on to become a masked vigilante fighting for justice.”
Opposite of feeling, deserving of, or characterized by, severe unhappiness or sadness
Opposite of suggestive of sorrow, distress or regret
“His grandfather sat back on his chair and listened to the children's cheerful laughter in the foreground.”
Opposite of causing unhappiness or discomfort
“He looked forward to a comfortable life after retirement.”
Opposite of experiencing pain
“She felt that everyone except herself, lived a happy, untormented life, unburdened by financial pressures.”
Opposite of full of sorrow
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