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Antonyms for festive
ˈfɛs tɪvfes·tive

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. festive

    Antonyms:
    solitary, deserted, ascetic, gloomy

    Synonyms:
    convivial, jovial, gay, merry

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gay, festal, festive, merryadjective

    offering fun and gaiety

    "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"

    Antonyms:
    joyless

    Synonyms:
    spanking, festal, jocund, jovial, brave, rattling, braw, zippy, sunny, lively, gay, cheery, mirthful, merry, homophile(a), snappy, brisk, alert, jolly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. festiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    festal, convivial, festival

How to use festive in a sentence?

  1. Satish Meena:

    This is the time when consumers are actually in spending mode, that's why every company wants to win the battle during the festive period.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The reality is that no class of people who celebrate the festive occasion with so great fervour as the lower middle mass.

  3. dejan stojanovic:

    The light teaches you to convert life into a festive promenade.

  4. Charles Dickens:

    'At this festive season of the year, Mr Scrooge,' said the gentleman, taking up a pen, 'it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the poor and destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time. ... We choose this time, because it is a time, of all others, when Want is keenly felt, and Abundance rejoices.'

  5. Phillip Futures:

    Prices seem adamant on staying above support levels, and it seems they will hold for this festive season, normally, positive stockpile data of this magnitude would surely have broken support levels. However, it seems there is not enough downward pressure to keep prices down.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#17749festive
#19800solitary
#20573deserted
#28701gloomy
#65527ascetic
#143026joyless

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