Synonym of gladdening

Alternative for gladdening

'glædn

v.

make glad or happybecome glad or happy

Adjective

Causing cheerfulness
uplifting affecting inspiring moving stirring touching cheerful cheering warming eloquent emotional encouraging fervent heartfelt meaningful passionate profound significant sincere doleful elevating enriching expressive heartening heart-warming improving inspirational inspirative inspiriting instigative mournful sad soulful stimulating invigorating energizing refreshing enlivening stimulative envigorating energising rousing exciting exhilarating restorative vitalizing bracing revitalizing soul-stirring fortifying revitalising tonic galvanizing reviving animating exhilarative rejuvenating galvanising poignant lively thrilling electrifying gratifying charged satisfying affective healthful healthy motivating strengthening rejuvenative salubrious motivational emotive fresh influential cheery persuasive vital cordial provocative impassioned rewarding provoking spirited arousing impelling pleasing impressive quickening impactful electric inciting heartwarming thirst-quenching thought-provoking vivifying brisk breathtaking intoxicating powerful pathetic health-giving striking upbeat heart-rending interesting vigorous comforting dramatic tear-jerking heartbreaking cool bright exalting instigating harrowing tragic haunting galvanic triggering kicky fulfilling awakening mind-blowing mind-bending piquing gladsome mind-boggling hair-raising heart-stopping rip-roaring exhilarant joyous challenging exhilaratory positive crisp heady salutary beneficial chilly cold pick-me-up keen generous giddy eye-popping animative renewing reinvigorating revivifying restoring deep sensitive freshening cooling piteous pitiful roborant reanimating saddening fiery ardent fervid stirred tender feeling deeply felt promising telling disturbing plaintive distressing upsetting agonizing painful propitious reassuring auspicious sweet loving pleasant joyful happy pitiable heartrending welcome gay delightful merry mirthful agonising emotionally moving hopeful jolly arousing affect jaunty jovial glad rallying fascinating high hyper esthetic aesthetic sentimental saccharine mawkish over-sentimental lachrymose sugary cloying syrupy soppy mushy gooey cornball weepy schmaltzy cutesy drippy sappy hokey lovey-dovey three-hanky gripping dynamic riveting memorable animated energetic anthemic vibrant enthusiastic hearty emotion-charged appealing spine-tingling titillating adrenalizing hectic captivating astonishing amazing intriguing stunning wonderful absorbing overwhelming magnificent incredible sensational spectacular fabulous wondrous stem-winding awe-inspiring entertaining compelling intense enthralling startling awesome enchanting staggering innerving arresting remarkable action-packed out of this world engaging wild astounding explosive fantastic stupendous brilliant piquant beautiful eye-opening marvelous grand marvellous sexy inflammatory strong agitational inviting attention-grabbing complex complicated difficult baffling confusing puzzling shocking mind-altering cliffhanging knife-edge compulsive amusing diverting riotous charming buzzworthy pleasurable exquisite jaw-dropping imposing dazzling amazeballs splendid glorious extraordinary beguiling unique magnetic eye-catching consuming engrossing enticing majestic monumental lavish entrancing showy luxurious influencing prompting galvanical shareable viral potent sparkling ensational readable elating hallucinogenic suspenseful laden pervaded permeated filled imbued suffused fraught loaded full saturated stupefying inconceivable hallucinatory psychedelic tense exalté nerve-racking boisterous rollicking ripping uproarious adrenaline-charged edge-of-the-seat shaking trembling breathless sententious heart-stirring jolting giving one food for thought adrenaline-fueled shivering quaking vibrating shuddering outstanding buzzy volatile adrenalized frantic blood-tingling large mad swinging fab miraculous boss picturesque power-driven AC DC juiced motor-driven electrical electronic plug-in rechargeable unforgettable zero cool battery operated insane surprising curious never to be forgotten gee-whizz excellent crazy unreal unbelievable enjoyable ridiculous far out terrific meaty charismatic eventful hypnotizing hypnotic tantalising mesmerising worthy of note mesmerizing preoccupying bewitching unputdownable portentous trenchant topical fine unboring immersing hypnotising newsy splashy relatable prepossessing attractive involving vivid racy out of the ordinary tantalizing exceptional newsworthy alluring mesmeric spellbinding noteworthy seductive emphatic magical funny bad daring first-class primo divine momentous like wow swell hunky-dory super groovy dandy first-rate superb bold delicious stately massive humorous witty agreeable fun incendiary inflaming congenial recreative droll nice seditious hilarious chucklesome admirable insurgent rabble-rousing anarchic comical tremendous demagogic relaxing scream clever riot be a ball fun-filled gas side-splitting priceless rebellious fomenting agitating revolutionary extravagant transcendent phenomenal hate-mongering intemperate rabid mutinous eager vehement flaming contentious controversial excited committed assiduous earnest dedicated steadfast allegiant zealous resplendent far-out notable sumptuous special fantastical out of sight dreamy unmitigated commanding prominent splendorous towering arrestive surpassing magnific seditionary great confounding perfect incitive sightly like a red rag to a bull fierce feverish frenzied heated burning warm messianic violent fanatical perfervid passional torrid glowing raging red-hot demonstrative warm-blooded incandescent superheated religious tumultuous blazing uncontrollable hot-blooded impulsive impetuous ungovernable steamed up high-pressure forceful stimulated precipitate headlong high-powered hotblooded quickened

Adjective

Causing laughter and providing entertainment
amusing diverting entertaining farcical comic comical delightful droll enjoyable facetious funny humorous interesting jocular laughable witty chucklesome light-hearted ludicrous mirthful rib-tickling waggish beguiling charming cheerful cheering engaging fun gratifying hilarious lively merry novel pleasant pleasing pleasurable rollicking whimsical agreeable boffo camp campy enchanting gut-busting jokey joshing priceless screaming sidesplitting side-splitting wacky cut up for grins too funny for words uproarious risible ridiculous riotous comedic hysterical humoristic hysteric jocose killing jolly antic playful absurd slapstick gay zany silly lighthearted good-humored good-humoured fascinating clever frivolous joking jovial absorbing hysterically funny sparkling blithe sportive tongue-in-cheek stimulating mischievous frolicsome exciting riveting compelling captivating jesting a scream high-spirited jocund gelastic intriguing appealing enthralling engrossing happy teasing gleeful joyous preposterous flippant killingly funny a hoot smart vivacious rich gripping cheery sunny ludic riot blithesome scream flip crazy odd goofy eccentric scintillating fun-filled festive recreational roguish entrancing ironic animated curious thrilling arresting provocative very funny compulsive bright mesmerizing consuming extremely amusing leisure immersing involving screamingly funny joyful unputdownable wisecracking mesmerising brilliant piquant laughing slaphappy quick-witted wry foolish relaxing light fantastic unusual derisory flaky spare time inane stirring glad flakey bewitching a laugh spellbinding enticing bizarre alluring tantalizing attractive exhilarating impish carefree prankish puckish clownish tantalising fanciful thought-provoking buoyant perky stupid arch noisy recreative bubbly jaunty daffy original quaint ingenious ebullient distracting bantering derisible effervescent nutty exhilarated quirky outrageous convivial satirical queer sharp-witted glib snappy dry dazzling gagged up unserious spirited in fun in jest striking impressive sharp quick off-the-wall derisive titillating affecting har-har mocking moving quizzical inspiring rousing seductive transfixing flighty tongue in cheek sprightly action-packed invigorating vibrant hypnotizing preoccupying charismatic not serious magnetic hypnotic hypnotising mesmeric magical inviting envigorating pulling one's leg putting one on racy nonserious madcap escapist fantasy boisterous rowdy lightweight irreverent custard-pie childish comedical grotesque cockamamie pathetic cockamamy upbeat ribald epigrammatic outrageously funny oddball chirpy genial untroubled happy-go-lucky ludicrous. laughable trivial trifling unsatisfactory inadequate embarrassing pitiful unimpressive too much laffer crack-up hearty knee-slapper joculous pixieish tricksy scampish pixie sly leprechaunish knavish wicked pixy rascally devilish elvish breezy bouncy optimistic easy-going positive insouciant clowning gamesome kittenish chipper loony jerky fool batty goofus dippy fool-headed gump dizzy screwy a barrel of laughs rip-roaring convulsive penetrating piercing intelligent keen nonsensical asinine a card a caution raucous fool around crazy shtick Mickey Mouse addictive coruscating capering in good spirits free and easy dramatic strange unreasonable irresistible nimble-witted glittering enrapturing monopolizing unlikely incongruous irritating daft highbrowed snazzy profound quick on the draw tactful smart-aleck smart-alecky cutting quick on the uptake glinting glimmering monopolising annoying fetching elfin peculiar luring tempting delectable ravishing glamourous glamorous laugh-a-minute off the wall weird a joke a bit much provoking winning seducing congenial nice freakish attention-grabbing OTT a bit thick over the top very interesting easy eloquent worth reading well-written easy to read satisfying worthwhile well written rewarding readable smooth singular meaty astonishing eventful worthy of note spectacular fresh memorable portentous trenchant marvellous galvanising topical fine unboring buzzworthy breathtaking wonderful unique newsy splashy relatable marvelous fabulous eye-opening amazing prepossessing remarkable vivid out of the ordinary exceptional newsworthy intoxicating noteworthy electrifying showy wondrous emphatic galvanizing electric refreshing arousing puzzling poignant gas restorative capricious unconventional outlandish offbeat idiosyncratic amused dotty fantastical crotchety freaky chimerical be a ball dicey imaginative random chancy uncertain kinky old-fashioned creative arbitrary gladsome laughter-filled euphoric elated in high spirits fun-loving larking

Adjective

Causing strong feelings of excitement and happiness
exhilarating exciting thrilling breathtaking stimulating intoxicating enlivening envigorating invigorating stirring vitalizing electrifying heady exalting mind-blowing uplifting bracing charged cheering electric energising energizing exhilarant exhilarative galvanic galvanising galvanizing hair-raising heart-stopping inspiring kicky mind-bending mind-boggling revitalising revitalizing rip-roaring rousing refreshing animating animative elevating exhilaratory eye-popping giddy inspiriting quickening stimulative tonic moving lively gripping spine-tingling arousing provocative interesting appealing restorative challenging thought-provoking adrenalizing dramatic titillating fascinating reviving brisk hectic riveting fresh animated brilliant spirited emotional inspirational overwhelming amazing striking astonishing wonderful vital motivating rejuvenating enthralling dazzling energetic cordial impressive sensational stunning vivifying renewing reinvigorating magnificent spectacular awesome fortifying bright vigorous intriguing captivating fabulous sparkling encouraging wondrous dynamic sexy vibrant incredible provoking entertaining stem-winding anthemic staggering astounding stupendous enchanting shocking healthful crisp soul-stirring vivacious health-giving awe-inspiring eye-opening cool startling powerful roborant innerving keen wild compelling absorbing emotive impassioned witty affecting sharp passionate clever suspenseful arresting fantastic strong compulsive action-packed emotion-charged awakening piquant memorable magnetic remarkable marvelous jaw-dropping marvellous rejuvenative ebullient strengthening salubrious chilly out of this world effervescent coruscating healthy scintillating motivational cold explosive intense heartening influential enthusiastic hearty persuasive engrossing cliffhanging knife-edge biting impelling complex complicated difficult baffling confusing puzzling sprightly mind-altering high instigative instigating affective touching meaningful triggering engaging hypnotic pick-me-up spellbinding inciting radiant poignant beautiful vivid outstanding piquing zesty splendid mesmerizing immersing involving consuming amusing amazeballs glorious miraculous enticing bewitching unputdownable alluring entrancing mesmeric seductive fab portentous delightful mesmerising racy unique galvanical spiriting inflammatory enabling activating agitational heart-pumping activation invigoration spine-chilling bloodcurdling terrifying frightening hair-curling alarming chilling horrifying fashionable trendy potent nippy beneficial salutary refreshful elating hallucinogenic revivifying thirst-quenching restoring freshening cooling heartbreaking heartrending tense parky stupefying inconceivable hallucinatory psychedelic reanimating envigoration laden pervaded permeated filled imbued suffused fraught loaded full saturated picturesque boisterous rollicking ripping riotous uproarious exalté nerve-racking unforgettable jolting grand shaking trembling heart-pounding adrenaline-charged edge-of-the-seat buzzy volatile adrenalized rallying shivering quaking vibrating shuddering never to be forgotten eye-catching gee-whizz bold power-driven AC DC juiced motor-driven electrical electronic plug-in rechargeable adrenaline-fueled frantic blood-tingling exquisite large mad swinging boss heart-stirring hyper esthetic giving one food for thought curious graphic colourful warm blinding attention-grabbing aesthetic battery operated zero cool notable hot noticeable glaring gleaming pronounced definite exceptional noteworthy surprising colorful extraordinary prodigious sublime phenomenal meaty inviting charismatic eventful hypnotizing tantalising worthy of note preoccupying charming trenchant topical fine unboring buzzworthy hypnotising newsy beguiling splashy relatable prepossessing attractive out of the ordinary pleasurable tantalizing newsworthy showy pleasing emphatic diverting magical excellent imposing superb tremendous unbelievable marked theatrical fantastical superior great royal super impactful glittering first-class awe-striking first-rate mettlesome snappy active airy pizazzy bouncing springy perky kinetic zippy animate peppy frisky jazzy pert gay jaunty spanking sparky pizzazzy glinting glimmering smart transfixing very interesting irresistible seducing buoyant zestful very exciting fiery distinctive rich forceful tart peppery sportive tasty tangy pungent playful gingery forcible unimaginable uncommon unusual rare unheard of majestic terrific awful conspicuous implausible impossible singular improbable outlandish huge immense unthinkable humbling far-fetched unreal formidable lovely unutterable unspeakable bodacious noisy commanding prominent stellar untold ridiculous ineffable divine confounding unlikely unthought of incomprehensible climactic melodramatic effective sensorial beyond belief sudden empyreal enormous massive histrionic vast monumental scenic bizarre pretty smashing unparalleled weird unprecedented flabbergasting indescribable inordinate absurd unconvincing dramaturgical kenspeckle flamboyant grabby catchy fairytale-like superlative bewildering considerable surpassing substantial shock-horror abnormal incredulous unimagined humongous unconceivable unusually good strange extravagant splendorous salient profuse towering doubtful uncompelling special pointed dramaturgic astronomic far-out unheard-of heavenly hard to swallow incogitable ethereal sultry too good to be true undreamed of theatric beyond the realm of reason histrionical expressive farcical comic shareable viral dreamlike charmed splendent ensational readable superhuman crazy something else supreme observable cherished perfect sensitive better than expected unco the sensuous difficult to believe supernatural shattering blissful unsettling unnerving disturbing disquieting inapprehensible undreamed-of unordinary unknowable left-field jarring dumbfounding dumfounding blindsiding panoramic devastating resplendent far out fabled enlightening fairy-tale dream-filled high-octane enigmatic sensory not understandable full of it beyond wildest dreams beyond your wildest dreams sweeping like a dream come true studied dynamite utmost radical fat titantic scandalous overcoming paralyzing very large crushing paralysing breath-taking some imaginative chimeric romantic whimsical out there romanesque glamourous glamorous surpassing belief too much exceeding extraordinaire especial peculiar odd atypical preternatural unwonted aberrated aberrant freak uncustomary anomalous sensual supercalifragilisticexpialidocious inexpressible deviating chimerical illusory mammoth colossal gigantic tragic thespian legendary outrageous lurid appalling sensationalistic revealing rad extra special mighty indefinable weird and wonderful obvious gorgeous manifest sensationalist significant screaming important gee-whiz catchpenny gargantuan undefinable incommunicable out-of-this-world uncommunicable inenarrable nameless yellow historic momentous giant sizeable beyond description beggaring description beyond words top drawer beyond one's wildest dreams pretty as a picture easy on the eye monstrous mega signal tabloid vulgar coloured rough excessive livid coarse X-rated colored transcendental untellable deep holy sacred celestial ideal transcendent spiritual empyrean can't miss it oceanic cosmic pharaonic gigantesque planetary leviathan vasty super-duper walloping king-size titanic galactic humungous fantabulous heroic Brobdingnagian bumper supersize cosmical whopping jumbo cyclopean monster whacking heroical mountainous elephantine Himalayan supersized oversized astronomical herculean king-sized too sacred for words immeasurable ginormous big copious king size mortal ominous gross idyllic questionable artistic pleasant preposterous photographic lush pictographic fanciful pictorial luscious as pretty as a picture symbolic decorative unsoiled photogenic quaint dubious unrealistic tall fishy untenable labored laboured unsubstantial strained insupposable uncredible highly unlikely paradisiacal paradisal paradisaical paradisaic paradisiac rings phony hard to believe hard to take scarcely credible not able to hold water out of the question cock and bull cock-and-bull not in the least likely

Adjective

(archaic) Received or experienced with gratitude
grateful welcome gratifying congenial delightful felicitous pleasing pleasurable satisfying agreeable appreciated consoling delectable enjoyable favorable fulfilling heartwarming nice pleasant blessed comforting delicious desirable encouraging favourable genial good heartening heavenly jolly luscious opportune pleasureful propitious rewarding sweet cheering delightsome dulcet refreshing rejuvenating renewing restful restorative solacing timely acceptable blest darling dreamy pretty restoring satisfactory heaven-sent honouring flattering honoring savory savoury palatable tasty lovely charming entertaining engaging fine great wonderful amusing enchanting fair appealing glorious beautiful splendid sublime to one's liking likable attractive fun neat likeable adorable peachy captivating rapturous thrilling divine magnificent magical ravishing fabulous grand terrific fantastic magic brilliant diverting alluring super marvelous capital marvellous swell supercalifragilisticexpialidocious exquisite to one's taste tasteful stunning gorgeous winning seductive hospitable drop-dead knockout soothing valuable suitable comely pulchritudinous mild comfortable fascinating amiable cheery hunky-dory exciting fab smashing brill ducky cool beaut much needed cordial ripping cracking corking spiffing champion dandy topping wizard bonzer beezer frabjous to your liking gladly received top-hole out of this world cheerful sapid titillating replayable snug suited welcoming relaxing wanted promising mooi lekker silvery sensual fit adapted appropriate beguiling soft golden easy to take groovy extremely pleasant extremely enjoyable enticing bonny sexy inviting fine and dandy well suited desired contenting long-awaited longed-for sensational bodacious adorbs bootylicious babelicious constructive productive worthwhile extremely attractive beneficial substantial sustaining nourishing satiating adequate sufficient happiness-inducing spiffy peach ready pussycat to your taste hitting the spot excellent exceptional superb positive enviable lovesome flashy affable exhilarating worthy euphoric glamorous photogenic elegant precious sound presentable sunny joyous hunky clear tempting cunning resplendent A1 rad reputable prime dollish glossy dainty cute honourable splashy snazzy eye-catching good-looking ace flamboyant sterling beauteous admirable commendable zingy fetching superior taking aesthetic delicate slick boss statuesque glamourous spanking intoxicating well-favored choice showy sightly arresting in order dishy foxy radiant prettyish showstopping relief OK unspoilt not bad glad honorable elating splendorous paradisiacal deluxe super-eminent copasetic first-rate passable shipshape first-class recreative paradisiac select gnarly ecstatic telegenic super-excellent copacetic paradisal relishable recherche stupendous paradisaical calming esthetic paradisaic ambrosial scrumptious ineffable yummy lush irie very pleasurable very attractive very agreeable greatly to one's liking very pleasant

Adjective

Inspiring or feeling hope and optimism

Noun

The state or experience of finding something funny
amusement delight enjoyment hilarity laughter mirth merriment cheer glee fun pleasure cheerfulness entertainment gaiety jocularity joviality levity mirthfulness beguilement cheeriness regalement gratification grins laughs high spirits light-heartedness field day high time jollity festivity joy happiness gladness revelry rejoicing merriness satisfaction gleefulness joyfulness gayety delectation jocundity diversion conviviality blitheness exhilaration liveliness humour merrymaking relish elation exuberance joyousness sport jollification frolic humor jolliness euphoria buoyancy gayness contentment contentedness whoopee content thrill recreation celebration rapture reveling revelling triumph comfort zest jubilation exultation felicity party frivolity bliss lightheartedness ebullience distraction self-indulgence indulgence wingding good cheer carefreeness vivacity comedy excitement sportiveness verve treat carousing playfulness fulfilment animation kick divertissement revel solace luxury jouissance fruition fulfillment fun and games hysterics silliness facetiousness nonsense blast joking frolics jauntiness high-spiritedness feasting ecstasy funniness buffoonery gusto ball carousal tomfoolery foolishness partying picnic enthusiasm rave buzz shindig beano rave-up relief revelment revels hoopla ease sprightliness blissfulness hooley jolly transport delirium beatitude pride smugness great pleasure transports of delight joie de vivre cloud nine warm fuzzies good humor refreshment boisterousness tear circus bender toot binge blow-out bust effervescence titillation light-mindedness carouse flippancy appreciation frivolousness festive feast kicks frolicsomeness hysteria convulsions brawl triviality frolicking larking about wit giddiness debauchery celebrating high jinks drollery flightiness wittiness fervor rhapsody radiance manna gas festival viewing pleasure joyance optimism fervour junketing roistering lightness fickleness skittishness irreverence light-headedness frothiness ravishment enchantment exaltation prosperity wonder blessedness jubilance dissipation jollies source of pleasure childishness enjoying oneself prize charm treasure good spirits gem great joy alleviation exulting repartee folly pleasantry trifling absurdity volatility jokiness zest for life enjoyment of living jamboree pearl jewel great happiness seventh heaven pride and joy liking bash relaxation shindy celebrations thrash festive occasion bunfight beanfeast festive event knees-up zeal do blowout clambake event reward rec festive proceedings enjoying hedonism sensuality loving savor savour taste achievement satiety conciliation complacency vindication consummation beer and skittles play resolution good fortune agreement sense of well-being serenity self-content well-being approval peace of mind sense of achievement self-satisfaction repletion foolery festiveness vibrancy living it up vim vividness vigor vitality sunniness perkiness mischief jesting vigour energy good time brightness clowning riot gambol romping exultance gambolling wantonness roguishness friskiness waggery knavery humorousness gamboling blithesomeness mischievousness rascality schadenfreude jocoseness jocosity geniality sparkle colorfulness brilliance glitter showiness color pleasantness colour paradise chirpiness intoxication transports heaven elatedness high swoon hopefulness good humour peppiness top of the world glory sanctity crowing gloating zing fondness rhapsodies luck wellbeing inspiration encouragement jubilee stimulation elevation uplift nirvana bonhomie sunshine waggishness jokefulness boasting lightsomeness gloominess pep zestfulness show bounce glorying colourfulness gladsomeness gaudiness vivaciousness bragging expectancy feeling heartiness life hope charge upper up anticipation heaven on earth merry-making fortunateness timeliness extreme happiness peace balm respite halcyon days Eden Utopia Arcadia utopia equanimity restfulness placidity tranquillity tranquility slaking appeasement assuagement satiation quenching invigoration exultancy success stars in one's eyes placidness revitalization recompense hit galvanization enlivenment quickening envigoration electrification firing vivification vitalization excitation sure shock accomplishment head rush a rush appetite fancy love spice penchant stomach trace piquancy smack predilection partiality propensity prejudice heart leaning bias flair successful result positive result frenzy health madness dreamland

Noun

Relief provided through words, expressions or gestures
comfort compassion solace concern condolence consolation empathy encouragement kindness succor succour assuagement benevolence cheer commiseration condolement easement grace inspiration kindliness optimism pity reassurance support sympathy tenderness understanding warmth fellow feeling relief help feeling charity ruth mercy heart softheartedness warmheartedness kindheartedness largeheartedness bigheartedness humanity alleviation good-heartedness aid consoling comforting ease soothing solacing moral support lenity condolences consideration solicitousness rue peace respects reassuring fortification relieving cheering up sadness sorrow distress hope assurance faith guarantee regret clemency forbearance leniency emotion quarter compunction melancholy dejection goodness philanthropy favour favor mercifulness sensitivity solicitude caring thoughtfulness aroha kind-heartedness tender-heartedness warm-heartedness care humaneness goodwill friendliness benignity gentleness generosity love affection indulgence tolerance cordiality altruism tenderheartedness amiability beneficence regard amity graciousness softness attentiveness geniality benignancy comity decency compassionateness neighborliness neighbourliness helpfulness friendship magnanimity rapport considerateness unselfishness charitableness fellowship affability soft-heartedness brotherly love good will awareness affinity courtesy lenience tact liberality respect mildness humanitarianism sensibility consciousness appreciation forgiveness thought responsiveness good-fellowship attention courteousness reverence patience politeness hospitality receptiveness mindfulness pleasantness selflessness brotherhood cordialness delicacy conviviality deference sweetness nobility affectionateness identification attachment caritas cooperation familiarity communion civility fondness lovingness bounteousness gentility good-naturedness feelings caringness refinement munificence discretion urbanity gallantry courtliness elegance polish recognition cultivation culture sensitiveness heed magnanimousness cognizance genteelness chivalry suavity subtlety ceremony sincerity carefulness receptivity complaisance mannerliness address gallantness sentimentality amenities good breeding fatherliness motherliness harmony awareness of the feelings of others brotherliness sisterliness intensity good behavior peacefulness peaceableness serenity tranquillity agape heat ardor fervor fervour ardour mutuality liking heartiness agreeableness good nature amorousness bounty tranquility largesse amicability heedfulness comradeship assistance soul big-heartedness congeniality esteem public-spiritedness hospitableness sociability mind concord notice wholeheartedness estimation lifesaver amenity agreeability apperception assimilation interest amenability gift niceness perceptiveness good deed earnestness perceptivity diplomacy approval perception approbation philanthropism charitability note politesse accuracy thoroughness meticulousness precision openheartedness virtue principle attention to detail Agape devotion charm bountifulness collaboration obligingness apology oblation office benefaction character service constitution finesse togetherness vibes closeness connection relating good-temperedness personableness amiableness lavishness free-handedness open-handedness boon respectfulness benefit judgment equitableness justness sufferance moderation toleration endurance fairness unity almsgiving social conscience good manners mutual support tender feelings concernment tending decorousness likableness discrimination action reaction discernment capacity palpability response good feeling sympathetic response loving concern Christian love tender loving care couth good neighbourliness rallying round benediction nervousness sense susceptibility reactiveness impressionability affectibility sensation reactivity concern for others heart of hearts manners finer feelings soft skills jovialness gratefulness enjoyableness reciprocity looking after judgement enthusiasm passion vehemence good turn helping hand act of assistance shyness quietness nobleness orderliness order solid expression of regret generousness liberalness brownie points joviality companionability companionableness demonstrativeness modesty repose placidness demureness stillness humility zeal eagerness welcomingness sight good intention self-sacrifice fellow-feeling lawfulness touchingness sweetness and light observance view accessibility communicativeness mateyness gregariousness clubbability decorum stability mansuetude docility meekness passionateness ardency cheerfulness violence fire fervency fervidness intenseness interestedness approachability good humour chumminess openness bonhomie happiness effusiveness spiritedness emotions zest excitement calmness pliancy placidity pliability fragility kinship palliness easy-going manner outgoingness camaraderie comradery clubbiness an eye once-over white heat spirit glow empressement open arms admiration acclaim veneration account conception apprehension insight lack of reservation lack of inhibition repute comprehension cognition popularity honor reputation intuition enlightenment acquaintance knowingness knowing laudation praise homage adulation honour opinion cherishing extolment value cottoning to good opinion high regard high opinion being on same wavelength community of interests

Verb

To be triggering enthusiasm or eagerness
exciting thrilling exhilarating rousing stirring animating enlivening enthusing stimulating delighting inspiring inspiriting invigorating moving elating lifting vitalizing buoying charging electrifying enrapturing galvanizing gripping heartening intoxicating pumping up tickling uplifting bucking up energising energizing envigorating galvanising gingering up jazzing up livening up pepping up perking up picking up stirring up evoking firing getting going giving someone a buzz giving someone a charge giving someone a kick lighting a fire under putting zip into quickening tickling someone pink firing the enthusiasm of firing the imagination of cheering cheering up encouraging buoying up brightening boosting revitalizing consoling elevating comforting revitalising restoring arousing brightening up reassuring refreshing assuring reviving emboldening strengthening rallying inciting solacing revivifying giving a lift to soothing improving steeling fortifying relieving raising lightening snapping out of it spurring sparking instigating calming filliping rejuvenating assuaging transporting bracing bearing up chirking up relaxing livening succouring easing exalting succoring geeing up raising your spirits giving a buzz giving a lift motivating vivifying placating activating renewing kindling enheartening building up ameliorating firing up enhancing supporting condoling pacifying waking up helping reanimating jump-starting spiking kick-starting allaying composing taking a turn for the better condoling with recreating bolstering salving giving shot in arm giving a shot in the arm to psyching up commiserating with sympathizing with giving life to lighting up upraising juicing up looking up giving condolences to breathing new life into zipping up mollifying palliating amping up giving solace to raising someone's spirits breathing life into putting at ease bracing up bringing comfort to raising spirits lifting your spirits giving confidence boosting moral tickling pink getting someone going lifting up making happier making more cheerful sweetening edifying leavening growing buoyant commiserating giving sympathy to lightening burden empathizing with making one feel at ease besoothing making well quieting fears urging lightening up taking a load off loosening up refining bettering prodding impelling becoming hopeful soaring rising becoming optimistic civilizing cultivating empowering incentifying driving making alive giving new life to bringing to life informing pushing applauding civilising advancing enriching making brighter making happy clearing up gaining strength becoming cheerful taking heart impassioning triggering piquing swaying enforcing disinhibiting goading resuscitating quietening building spurring on egging whipping up jumpstarting incentivizing reinvigorating regenerating titillating boosting up igniting revving up giving a boost to provoking reenforcing cheering on rejoicing sending commoving freshening nudging juicing pepping rekindling awakening recharging refreshening renovating repairing resurrecting snapping up making very happy giving someone a thrill turning on turning someone on giving someone great pleasure giving respite to freeing praising pricking wakening up making lively bringing around making whole bouncing back reconditioning touching up enkindling overcoming reinforcing bringing to recuperating reawakening bringing round restarting springing up bringing back to life pleasing rediscovering bielding propping up boosting someone's morale giving confidence to spiriting someone up raising the morale of giving hope to stimulating spiritually lifting the spirits of stiffening the resolve of working up zapping letting sunshine in spicing putting pep into vivificating making more exciting making more lively entertaining diverting aiding pitying alleviating expressing sympathy showing fellow feeling to untroubling expressing sympathy for expressing sympathy to showing compassion to tranquilizing warming putting on cloud nine putting on top of the world letting the sun shine in inflaming prompting inducing causing fomenting actuating sparking off setting off wakening promoting waking egging on agitating generating touching off engendering whetting calling forth bringing about producing influencing propelling intensifying fanning giving rise to eliciting keying up initiating occasioning increasing drawing forth bringing out persuading fostering pressing making stinging awaking bringing into being bestirring triggering off fueling fuelling precipitating impressing starting touching calling into being leading to heightening summoning up leading invoking resulting in bringing on exhorting begetting abetting inclining working reactivating instilling fermenting priming setting going creating innervating firing with enthusiasm calling up upsetting coercing aggravating brewing rewaking rewakening bringing recalling exacerbating coming to summoning effectuating vexing tempting dynamizing forcing recovering challenging setting in motion putting in motion needling troubling putting up to developing riling compelling breeding disturbing ruffling magnifying augmenting deepening getting up irking extending flustering amazing picking sustaining striking grabbing redoubling winding up reproducing jolting expanding astounding mobilizing enthralling getting setting on conjuring up shaking up starting up blowing away switching on calling to mind mobilising intensating effecting perturbing amplifying distressing affecting incensing coming around coming to life startling educing angering adding to catalyzing discomposing astonishing accentuating consolidating maddening sharpening stepping up shaking teasing irritating exercising worsening nurturing originating beginning making worse enabling siccing extracting activizing innerving burning up giving a new lease of life to beefing up crazing bringing forth mounting talking into getting to spooking adding fuel rooting on bringing back charging up steaming up catalysing taunting feeding the fire working into lather making waves coming round worrying alarming hatching concerning remembering setting alight roiling escalating unsettling minding obliging growing disquieting distracting dismaying disconcerting awing aweing tantalizing yielding furthering contributing to dazzling spawning ravishing flurrying unnerving bothering hounding disposing infuriating annoying manifesting running paining widening confusing convincing pressuring nerving grieving enticing badgering thinking of captivating undoing ailing derailing discomforting fussing distempering hagriding unhinging frazzling alaruming coaxing recollecting converting reestablishing grilling impacting driving on fazing broadening necessitating frightening reminiscing about pressurizing suggesting exaggerating evincing actualizing procuring afflicting updating wowing calling whipping harking back to re-establishing setting prevailing upon galling rattling retaining retrospecting arming bowling over knocking out weirding out slaying bringing to mind acting as a incentive to starting off modernizing regaining consciousness pouring it on setting up building a fire under prevailing on winning over modernising drawing on hearkening back to bethinking thinking back to bugging flashing back to getting out of bed fanning the flames of regaining cranking up replenishing recovering consciousness giving pleasure to tantalising carrying freaking out acting as a stimulus to reminding translating into drawing out coming to one's senses putting a bomb under harkening back to rousting looking back on heating up pressurising putting new life in flashing on honing coming back to life coming back from the dead rising from the dead exerting shocking feeding charming intriguing cajoling giving courage snowballing mushrooming putting life into redeveloping putting into action moving to action accelerating relaunching reintroducing reinstituting interesting stoking rooting advising inveigling nourishing powering satisfying confirming gaining having as a consequence having as a result pushing forward making brave hardening chivvying stunning giving a shot in the arm suggesting to hinting to making for suscitating saving giving the kiss of life to speeding reigniting spurring to action making enthusiastic stoking up setting on foot causing to appear setting afoot stiffening getting something going attracting putting new heart into putting new strength in putting new heart in changing stirring embers adding fuel to fire constraining harassing making confident giving courage to overjoying nursing confounding predisposing conditioning directing imposing on determining orienting adding fuel to the flames knocking dead making a splash enlarging knocking someone's socks off putting new life into giving a new lease on life getting going again putting some spark into giving new strength to making braver accumulating hotting up becoming worse enchanting crowding jogging memory sounding fascinating seducing discomfiting raising from the dead reappearing surfacing restoring to life dragooning bullying spiriting up leaning on riding herd on acting upon getting one going acting as a spur to speeding up acting as a fillip to acting as a impetus to getting one started drumming up sowing the seeds fanning the flames sowing the seeds of lifting the morale of giving pep talk perplexing inviting operating mustering up working on contributing risking making happen alerting making wild lashing flushing amusing palpating hooking grappling dazing deranging bewildering planning plotting hinting rabble-rousing scheming springing insinuating dispatching placing reminiscing bringing to pass having a hand in entailing incenting dilating frenzying exasperating tripping knocking one's socks off giving joy to racing one's motor going over big entrancing having a part in ending in interfering making uneasy complicating puzzling depressing disheartening scaring tiring intruding outraging getting in the way tapping involving conducing to taking one's breath away magnetizing taking your breath away jarring magnetising maximizing costing reviving the memory of recognising flashing coming to one conducing bethinking oneself of citing recognizing leading on imbuing infusing getting smoking making your head spin going to your head titivating initializing concentrating agitating for soliciting fanning the fire forwarding jogging maximising pyramiding blowing up hiking up jacking up multiplying swelling hiking running up distending jumping up being responsible for enduing infecting giving one an idea giving impetus beghasting making angry sending into a rage blowing away the cobwebs neatening tidying sprucing up freshening up cleaning up airing out dusting cleaning setting ablaze setting afire setting fire to setting aflame echoing routing cranking conjuring expressing capturing imparting encapsulating initialising taking out of mothballs making active compounding extorting calling out reminding one of milking putting one in mind of incarnating digging cueing emphasizing countenancing favouring favoring giving the incentive to asking for it giving someone a cue brushing up helping out heaping on emphasising darkening piling on pointing aggrandizing toning up accenting stressing doing overwhelming overawing hurting conceiving wounding reaching overpowering propagating mustering giving birth to arising telling on making an impression on showing off taking someone aback leaving a mark on killing registering making splash pushing around feeling respect buffaloing feeling admiration scoring cutting a figure making a hit making an impression grandstanding bulldozing having an impact on saddening harrowing cutting setting on fire bestirring oneself searing mortifying torturing making miserable tormenting making wretched discombobulating thinking back reminding oneself of thinking back on reminiscing on ringing a bell bearing in mind gnawing at piercing affronting cutting to the quick causing anguish to causing anxiety to making flip giving someone grief ventilating making anxious examining working someone up bugging up pushing buttons baiting offending chafing

Verb

Present participle for to cause to become happy or pleased
delighting pleasing gratifying cheering elating exhilarating heartening uplifting warming brightening enlivening contenting gladding pleasuring satisfying rejoicing revitalising revitalizing suiting feasting gassing cheering up brightening up buoying up agreeing with bucking up making happy bringing joy to giving someone pleasure making someone feel good tickling pink giving a buzz giving a lift giving someone a kick fulfilling amusing enthralling entertaining charming indulging thrilling diverting captivating regaling tickling humoring humouring enchanting beguiling enrapturing fascinating exciting giving pleasure to bewitching obliging wowing accommodating favoring slaying favouring bowling over knocking dead pandering to delectating ravishing appeasing entrancing pampering interesting occupying disporting grabbing coddling making content solacing engrossing comforting absorbing recreating cracking up hitting the spot enamoring mesmerizing satiating arriding sending alluring quenching attracting spellbinding killing treating transporting feeding rapturing titillating convulsing distracting abetting honoring rewarding spoiling benefiting facilitating benefitting honouring riveting rivetting rapping gripping panicking engaging capturing refreshing appealing to mesmerising pleasing greatly getting one's kicks doing the trick filling the bill carrying away catering to warming the cockles of the heart smiling upon making roll in the aisles making merry making a fuss of holding the attention of showing consideration showing beneficence doing a kindness tickle to death breaking one up doing right by relaxing taking care of putting oneself out for treating well assuaging mollifying soothing placating intoxicating pacifying electrifying silencing stilling quietening elevating babying requiting recompensing sating sending into raptures taking someone's breath away sending into transports holding spellbound fracturing giving pleasure sufficing reconciling getting one's jollies fracturing one put ting'em away knocking 'em dead filling serving slaking turning someone on doing one proud making a hit meeting involving immersing preoccupying giving someone a charge flattering satisficing surfeiting putting away giving joy to giving great pleasure to inspiring piquing ecstasizing inspiriting stimulating cloying selling animating making laugh giving in to complying with pandering giving in giving way to yielding to catering going along with going along providing for grooving cracking someone up scratching prickling brushing patting itching caressing irritating kittling touching vellicating tingling creasing someone up making smile making somebody laugh turning on making a hit with someone going over big

Antonym of gladdening

gladdening Idiom, Proverb

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