Student Thesaurus

One entry found for glad.
Entry Word: glad
Function: adjective
Text: 1 experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or delight <the husband was glad to see his wife again, after so long an absence>
Synonyms blissful, delighted, gratified, happy, joyful, joyous, pleased, satisfied, tickled
Related Words beaming, blithe, blithesome, buoyant, cheerful, cheery, gay, gladsome, lighthearted, sunny, upbeat; gleeful, jocund, jolly, jovial, laughing, merry, mirthful, smiling; carried away, ecstatic, elated, enraptured, entranced, euphoric, exhilarated, intoxicated, rapturous, rhapsodic; exuberant, exultant, jubilant, rapt, rejoicing, thrilled; hopeful, optimistic, rosy, sanguine
Near Antonyms abject, aggrieved, anguished, blue, brokenhearted, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, melancholy; doleful, dolorous, lachrymose, mournful, plaintive, sorrowful, sorry, woeful; black, dark, desolate, dispirited, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), grieved, heartbroken, heartsick, miserable, woebegone, wretched
Antonyms displeased, joyless, sad, unhappy, unsatisfied
2 having a desire or inclination (as for a specified course of action) <I am glad to do it> -- see WILLING 1
3 serving to lift one's spirits <the doctor brought glad tidings to those awaiting news of her condition> -- see CHEERFUL 2