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Synonyms for lively
ˈlaɪv li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lively(adj)

    full of life and energy

    "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"

    Synonyms:
    vital, racy, spanking, bouncy, merry, springy, full of life, alert, zippy, live, brisk, rattling, snappy, resilient

    Antonyms:
    inelastic, lethargic, dull, monotonous, leaden, heavy, spiritless, lacklustre, unanimated, dreary, unenrgetic, bovine, lackluster, desiccate, humdrum, desiccated, drab, lustreless, uneventful, lusterless, arid

  2. lively, racy(adj)

    full of zest or vigor

    "a racy literary style"

    Synonyms:
    spanking, live, resilient, full-bodied, robust, springy, gamy, bouncy, snappy, juicy, risque, vital, brisk, racy, blue, naughty, gamey, merry, rich, spicy, zippy, full of life, rattling, alert

    Antonyms:
    inelastic, lackluster, unanimated, heavy, bovine, uneventful, lustreless, lethargic, unenrgetic, desiccate, desiccated, humdrum, arid, lusterless, dull, dreary, lacklustre, monotonous, spiritless, drab, leaden

  3. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy(adj)

    quick and energetic

    "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"

    Synonyms:
    jovial, natty, marvelous, festive, rattling(a), brisk, wondrous, nipping, peppy, spruce, resilient, mirthful, jocund, frosty, festal, tremendous, grand, marvellous, snappy, live, racy, bouncing, watchful, bouncy, wonderful, dapper, jolly, gay, spanking, springy, alive(p), tonic, fresh, awake(p), nippy, raffish, jaunty, fantastic, alert, merry, terrific, spiffy, rakish, rattling, snappish, howling(a), refreshful, dashing, spirited, full of life, bracing, crisp, whipping, refreshing, zippy, vital

    Antonyms:
    uneventful, humdrum, drab, leaden, lackluster, dull, dreary, lacklustre, lethargic, heavy, lustreless, bovine, spiritless, unenrgetic, desiccated, inelastic, lusterless, desiccate, arid, monotonous, unanimated

  4. bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springy(adj)

    elastic; rebounds readily

    "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"

    Synonyms:
    spirited, hot, spanking, live, resilient, full of life, alive(p), bouncy, snappy, vital, brisk, racy, rattling, peppy, merry, alive, unrecorded, zippy, bouncing, springy, live(a), alert

    Antonyms:
    heavy, uneventful, lusterless, arid, leaden, monotonous, lethargic, dreary, desiccate, dull, drab, desiccated, lacklustre, bovine, spiritless, lackluster, inelastic, humdrum, unenrgetic, lustreless, unanimated

  5. lively(adj)

    filled with events or activity

    "a lively period in history"

    Synonyms:
    vital, racy, spanking, bouncy, merry, springy, full of life, alert, zippy, live, brisk, rattling, snappy, resilient

    Antonyms:
    arid, uneventful, humdrum, leaden, unanimated, monotonous, lusterless, bovine, lustreless, desiccated, desiccate, unenrgetic, lacklustre, lackluster, lethargic, drab, dreary, inelastic, spiritless, dull, heavy

  6. full of life, lively, vital(adj)

    full of spirit

    "a dynamic full of life woman"; "a vital and charismatic leader"; "this whole lively world"

    Synonyms:
    spanking, live, resilient, springy, bouncy, snappy, vital, brisk, racy, critical, life-sustaining, merry, zippy, full of life, rattling, alert

    Antonyms:
    inelastic, bovine, desiccated, lusterless, monotonous, unanimated, lacklustre, desiccate, spiritless, humdrum, leaden, arid, lackluster, drab, uneventful, unenrgetic, lustreless, heavy, lethargic, dull, dreary

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lively

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    Synonyms:
    active, agile, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    Antonyms:
    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Preposition:
    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lively

    Synonyms:
    brisk, animated, keen, eager, blithe, alert, vivid, vivacious, quick, spirited, vigorous, sprightly, active

    Antonyms:
    lifeless, torpid, dull, inanimate, indifferent, listless, insensate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lively(a.)

    Synonyms:
    active, agile, nimble, dapper, supple, brisk, alert, quick, stirring, SPRY, smart

  2. lively(a.)

    Synonyms:
    animated, spirited, sprightly, vivacious, airy, gay, blithe, blithesome, buoyant, joyous, frolicsome, buxom, debonair, full of life

  3. lively(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vivid, bright, brilliant

  4. lively(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vigorous, forcible, strong, nervous, glowing, sparkling, racy, piquant, impassioned

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lively(a)

    Synonyms:
    animated, spirited, vivacious, vigorous, active, brisk, energetic, stirring, sprightly, agile, nimble, hilarious frolicsome, gay, buoyant

    Antonyms:
    slow, sluggish, inactive, quiet

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How to use lively in a sentence?

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Humility makes us more friendly Happiness makes us more lively. Love makes us more caring Dream makes us more daring. Trust makes us more forgiving Kindness makes us more loving. Hope gives us the joy of dreaming Peace gives us the joy of living.

  2. Lisbeth Melendez Rivera:

    The pope is known to wander, we hope that maybe, just maybe, our lively colors will call on him... and that he'll wander over to us.

  3. Benjamin Pavard:

    We are ready for Peru, even if we know that it's going to be a tough game. They are fast and lively, they will have a huge desire to win after losing their first game so it won't be easy.

  4. David Marcus:

    I think right now Some US lawmakers've created a lively discussion around digital money, which is great in itself because it moves things forward, but Some US lawmakers haven't achieved anything yet, some US lawmakers have to deliver for people, and that's what Some US lawmakers're all here for.

  5. Hazlitt:

    A lively blockhead in company is a public benefit. Silence or dulness by the side of folly looks like wisdom.

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