Synonym of plaintive

Alternative for plaintive

Synonym: mournful,

Adjective

Sounding sorrowful, mournful or melancholic
doleful mournful sorrowful woeful disconsolate grief-stricken heartbroken heart-rending melancholy pathetic piteous pitiful rueful sad wistful woebegone dolorous melancholic plangent aching agonised agonized anguished bemoaning bewailing bitter broken-hearted deploring desolate dolesome forlorn funeral grieving grievous lamentable lugubrious regretful sorry unhappy wailing weeping wretched beefing bellyaching cantankerous crabby cranky elegiac grousing grumpy heartrending heartsick lamenting nostalgic saddening out of sorts miserable dismal gloomy distressed despairing brokenhearted depressed downcast dejected glum despondent tortured downhearted down blue crestfallen tragic deplorable depressing tormented down in the mouth cheerless morose suffering down in the dumps sorrowing distressing painful harrowing afflicted inconsolable hangdog heavy-hearted low-spirited heartsore calamitous in pain sombre moving poignant unfortunate funereal somber pensive wounded tear-jerking dark angst-ridden heavy devastated racked joyless dire pitiable low threnodic saddened lachrymose tearful droopy bad heavyhearted bleeding regrettable grim dolent cast down sobbing regretting upset mourning harrowed teary soppy sentimental mawkish in distress ruthful weepy afflictive dolorific anxious heartbreaking in anguish heavy with grief remorseful racked with pain racked with suffering distraught traumatized repentant contrite traumatised penitent apologetic cut up afflicting traumatic upsetting distressful mirthless dirge-like tragical unlucky bereft agonizing self-reproachful compunctious sheepish shamefaced conscience-stricken agonising disastrous catastrophic cruel unpleasant feeble disappointing paltry mean in mourning in sorrow full of sorrow longing comfortless solemn yearning reflective dreamy bleak ashamed meditative contemplative musing dreaming depressive sullen dreary drear thoughtful dirgelike cold morbid daydreaming gray black chill murky tenebrific sepulchral grey darkening plutonian tenebrous godforsaken saturnine hopeless desirous wishful lonesome dreich sunless lonely threnodial cloudy Cimmerian touching in a reverie dispirited pessimistic moody dull spiritless dragged hurting dysphoric crummy destroyed tristful ripped let down in a blue funk taken down cast-down down and out fed up in the pits in the toilet torn up bummed out in the dumps on a downer low-down discouraged disheartened disappointed in low spirits chap-fallen dour abject oppressed long-faced demoralized troubled in the doldrums elegiacal demoralised disheartening choked defeatist cheesed off chapfallen dispiriting brassed off sick as a parrot drab crushed grave dejecting mopey weighed down discouraging sulky austere dingy uncomfortable oppressive humourless in despair sour grieved shot down surly pained dismayed humorless down-hearted sunk in gloom stark all torn up weary down-and-out as sick as a parrot singing the blues hurt desperate dreadful drearisome uninviting downbeat unwelcoming shocking horrific Eeyorish low in spirits gutted dim inhospitable bare daunted terrible helpless bland clinical brooding draggy impersonal sober appalling moping wintry jarring wintery institutional sick at heart crabbed displeased sunk sorry for yourself emotional poor bereaved defeated disillusioned serious difficult demoralizing abashed discontented sapped ghastly churlish listless frightful horrifying shattered enervated demoralising discomposing in tears in grief in doldrums flat daunting damp subdued horrible troublesome frightening mopish bummed-out broody troubling heart-wrenching sick unconsolable unfavorable unfavourable awful resigned negative adust down-in-the-mouth macabre loathsome repugnant bowed down cynical ugly long-suffering worried unamused perturbed aggrieved bothered shaken sedate prostrated glowering scowling disgruntled disturbed concerned undermined apathetic heart-sick lovesick deathly Stygian obscure hollow discombobulated uptight bugged sore shook antsy burned contused grouchy disenchanted angry annoyed cross worthless disenchanting cringing browbeaten guilty cowed at excruciating crushing without energy depressant dirgeful taciturn hurtful mopy shook up guilty-looking furtive affecting emo taken aback deflated lowered bowed ill-humoured huffy unsatisfied torn-up discontent suicidal vexatious prostrate with grief off sluggish ill-humored intimidated embarrassed sneaking very sad lost given to looking on the black side have the blahs sob story derisible mortifying unable to be comforted unable to be consoled forgotten homeless forsaken abandoned feeling down full of gloom blue funk looking as if one had lost a pound and found a penny feel-bad griefstricken bearish cowering humiliated luckless friendless destitute uncared-for bummed hapless powerless downtrodden let-down not happy frantic beside oneself with grief doomed in a funk strained with a long face ticked off teed off browned off peed off ailing unmitigable dragging solitary defenseless defenceless fruitless alone no-win can't win not a prayer at end of one's rope strabilious at the end of your tether in the soup up the creek without hope dashed atrabilious clouded dampened drooping sagging forbidding disconcerting unfriendly stern severe gruesome disturbing displeasing dismaying gruff hideous grisly unnerving testing unwelcome worrying alarming parlous unsmiling lurid unearthly horrid irritable bewildering off-putting perturbing frustrating foreboding irksome frowning uncommunicative poker-faced mephitical hellish unpropitious unkind repellant repellent vexing annoying abhorrent galling perplexing distasteful unpalatable sinister revulsive unamusing inauspicious aggravating ominous uncongenial irritating unpleasing disagreeable eerie horrendous flinty fierce intimidating ungentle louring steely rough lowering mean-looking rugged wallowing grotesque ghostly terrifying gory nightmarish monstrous fearsome revolting disapproving stony unsympathetic pitiless grewsome shadowy repulsive terrific nightmare spookish weird scary shady atrocious spooky offensive chilling sickening hard-faced hard harsh stringent unhealthy God-awful death-obsessed self-indulgent self-pitying self-absorbed

Adjective

Producing strong feelings and emotions
affecting poignant moving touching sad heartbreaking stirring distressing pathetic pitiful upsetting harrowing emotional disturbing tragic piteous emotive impressive pitiable painful powerful saddening heartrending agonising agonizing impactful haunting uplifting telling affective heartwarming heart-rending tear-jerking soul-stirring heart-warming emotionally moving arousing affect gut-wrenching miserable wretched distressful mournful woeful poor sorry tender grievous lamentable rueful forlorn sorrowful doleful deplorable to be pitied melting abject bitter dismal sentimental commiserable excruciating traumatic tearful compassionate meager meagre unfortunate joyless cheerless desolate intense warming expressive perturbing passionate nostalgic agitating evocative stunning sympathetic wistful mind-blowing responsive beseeching ruined dolorous melancholy supplicating imploring entreating desolating worthless base tragical regrettable unlucky vile scurvy disquieting derisible arousing disgraceful shabby commiserative afflicted distressed low comfortless small suffering dire heart-wrenching calamitous afflictive disappointing mortifying useless puny petty exciting thrilling impassioned dramatic depressing sensitive soppy meaningful inspiring feeling eloquent deep dreary teary drear gripping significant rousing provoking lachrymose striking heart-melting romantic merciful inspirational motivating inadequate beggarly despicable contemptible insignificant cheap paltry mean controversial heartfelt profound visceral perceptual noncognitive intuitive ruthful inflammatory contentious delicate heartsickening impelling sincere fervent touchy breathless sententious disheartening fiery ardent fervid stirred deeply felt awkward hot-button difficult problematic dispiriting dejecting discouraging melancholic funereal lugubrious discomposing saccharine mawkish over-sentimental sugary cloying syrupy affectional soulful mushy gooey cornball weepy schmaltzy cutesy drippy sappy despairing hurtful terrible grand hokey awesome lovey-dovey devastating three-hanky gee-whizz highly impressive tragicomic bittersweet with a sting in the tail sweet-and-sour with mixed emotions

Adjective

Disposed to complaining, especially in a petulant or whining manner
querulous complaining petulant testy waspish cantankerous cross fretful irritable tetchy touchy crabby discontented grouchy grumbling pettish prickly carping crabbed critical crotchety crusty dissatisfied edgy fractious grumpy peevish peppery sour whining bitter curmudgeonly disagreeable impatient miserable moody morose murmuring censorious chippy cranky huffy irascible ratty scratchy sullen bilious captious choleric churlish dyspeptic liverish snappish snappy splenetic sulky surly whingeing eggy fussy narky whingy miffy peckish snaky sorehead soreheaded bearish bemoaning crying deploring difficult grousing grumbly lamenting moaning negative salty scrappy uptight wailing waspy whimpering whiny bad-tempered ill-humored ill-humoured ill-natured ill-tempered fault-finding on edge thin-skinned hard to please in a bad mood out of sorts out of temper huffy irascible like a bear with a sore head quick-tempered fiery short-tempered perverse angry ornery stroppy snippy hot-tempered snarky snippety stuffy raspy shirty resentful mean waxy spiteful disgruntled quarrelsome annoyed acrimonious cavilling tense caviling mardy displeased irritated temperamental sensitive out of humour vexed unsociable disputatious out of humor gruff unfriendly passionate oversensitive piqued peeved curt short-fused argumentative glum hostile brusque as cross as two sticks pouting feisty on a short fuse shrewish acid pouty restless malicious gloomy exasperated contentious unhappy dour in a mood ugly upset restive cynical volatile belligerent truculent malignant hotheaded antagonistic bellicose tart contrary irked tough nasty obstinate sharp mumpish trying embittered vindictive acrid griping ungracious bloody-minded brooding cussed cross-grained combative uneasy pugnacious having got out of bed the wrong side confrontational huffish malcontent harsh ireful easily offended faultfinding excitable militant fed up put out rancorous jumpy snarling indignant mopey sore highly strung short tempestuous aggressive disputative rude glowering tooshie pertinacious hot-blooded awkward violent venomous vitriolic fretting unpleasant frowning sourpussed picky joyless sulking vicious anxious hot under the collar having got out of bed on the wrong side hypersensitive worried fidgety wrathful uncomfortable nervous stressed ill at ease unsettled malevolent twitchy bristly litigious frustrated agitated factious unquiet disaffected abrupt overstrung defiant bad uncongenial misanthropic disapproving crybaby ticklish aggrieved warring disquieted threatening atrabilious furious het up malign discontent gladiatorial agonistic wrangling envious iracund iracundulous battling fighting grudging ungratified arsey discordant riled narked bickering wild jaundiced brawly assaultive warlike moping offended hasty uncooperative angered growling saturnine blunt childish chuffy malcontented perturbed kvetching cheesed off unpredictable ticked off teed off unruly filthy recalcitrant brassed off hacked off uncivil unresponsive uncommunicative hypercritical vinegary browned off hateful mean-spirited disobliging refractory hysterical obstreperous froward not best pleased ready for a fight unmannerly foul-tempered out of joint impolite impassioned indomitable nasty-tempered sharp-tongued out-of-sorts envenomed overwrought distraught vehement aggravated sarcastic foul naysaying terse objectionable wicked spunky acerbic acute choked snarly zowerswopped uncharitable inhospitable catty inconsiderate unsympathetic ungenerous bad-humored disappointed perversely irritable abusive miffed unsatisfied unfulfilled uncompliant indocile impetuous unindulgent worked up wrought up distressed got up on wrong side of bed like a bear cruel discourteous unkind hurtful unlikable hurt stewed nettled provoked insulted sharp-tempered viperous wreck rattled mopish scowling eristic unhelpful toey regretful dark aloof heated dicey hazardous unsafe perturbable evil-minded having short fuse hot under collar ennuied sniveling put-out unassuaged begrudging insatiable fed-up unappeased bothered not satisfied unsated jealous withdrawn dismal depressed cheerless wired up wound up snivelling melodramatic bundle of nerves nervy emotional hot-headed insecure wired apprehensive skittish in a huff down in the mouth having a fit of the sulks in a funk in the sulks in a strop unstable brittle neurotic bristling inflammable spirited inimical intolerant lively antisocial vengeful manic antipathetic icy virulent lawless impulsive incensed mercurial intense stormy antsy jittery hinky goosey keyed up troubled dithery atwitter queasy queazy aflutter dramatic stressy adrenalized excited hung up high-strung on tenterhooks chagrined shaken frantic infuriated fuming steamed-up raving inflamed enraged hottempered irate dissentious controversial polemical polemic like a cat on a hot tin roof like a cat on hot bricks on pins and needles galled blue disturbed ructious arguesome livid apoplectic turbulent war brawling mad steamed sick and tired sick to death peed off steamed up crook vex ropeable have chip on shoulder hoha wroth all shook up fed up to the teeth aerated with a chip on your shoulder fed up to the back teeth demanding stubborn uncompromising hopping mad bent out of shape up in arms on the warpath foaming at the mouth in a lather overbearing intractable unrelenting unreasonable unamenable unaccommodating grim in a paddy hardheaded importunate strong-minded pitiless strict single-minded set in one's ways boorish rigid hard-line inflexible finical hard-nosed obdurate tiresome pigheaded hard to handle unmanageable invidious bull-headed steadfast choosy fiendish uppity troublesome headstrong resolute immovable oafish tyrannical thrawn stiff opinionated stiff-necked delicate dogmatic intransigent oppressive hard to satisfy irritating unflinching contrarious overcritical wrong-headed inexorable unyielding opinionative unbending obstructive perfectionist balky particular fastidious over-particular finicky dictatorial bolshie in a bate fit to be tied outraged in high dudgeon in a temper rabid rankled ballistic ticked roiled steaming foaming affronted riley enflamed seething hot infuriate raging maddened hopping ruffled boiling snuffy horn-mad beside oneself incandescent stung in a frenzy scunnered going crook frenzied fierce beside yourself blue in the face in a fume in a pet ranting flustered harassed wrath pained very angry seeing red poisonous off the air injured wounded unsmiling spare menacing taciturn ferocious obnoxious harried distant humourless humorless afflicted unapproachable burned up needled severe grieved boiling mad destructive slighted easily upset raging mad with all guns blazing cold adversarial cool unattractive dejected chilly hard louring frosty stern black scornful scathing unneighbourly frigid sombre somber discouraged savage berserk chafed annoying tormented chill wintry clammy cold-blooded cold-eyed wintery antiseptic uncordial hard-eyed gelid frozen arctic glacial coldish hot and bothered intimidating bugged fretted roused hate-filled antagonized hacked insane storming antagonised ill-disposed up the wall bummed out in a rage all steamed up blown a gasket beside yourself with rage gnashing one's teeth pushed too far at boiling point in a filthy temper loudmouthed anguished goaded burning with excitement unsavoury reproachful offensive snubbed mighty hassled good and mad mad as hell unlikeable snitty confused disrespected grieving distressing weighty disrespectful brief perplexed vinegarish blazing crazy pernicious ready to be tied lugubrious no-nonsense laconic rough bluff uncontrollable tempersome adverse disheartened offhand Eeyorish pessimistic sober crackers forceful crabbing bellyaching uncontent kicking flaming rousted ill-mannered out of countenance unceremonious dogged scandalized buffaloed ill offish off shocked scandalised defeated unsavory blazing mad flaming mad bad tempered agitable broody as black as thunder with a long face disgusted at daggers drawn dirty cray-cray unglued raving mad crude boisterous unlovable mopy kittle out of control very upset apt to fly off the handle rubbed the wrong way overcome with anger at end of one's rope carrying a chip on your shoulder in a wax in a towering rage desperate demented energetic corybantic full-on all-out crazed maniac bent smoking breakneck irrational concerted ghastly insufferable unbearable frightful evil maleficent baleful unloveable extremely angry malefic long-faced easily agitated easily frightened forbidding evil-intentioned despondent steely uninviting flinty p.o.'d disconsolate sad downcast disillusioned serious formidable melancholic forlorn low down saddened stony sinister stark lowering solemn ungentle fell austere grave unamicable inconsolable disenchanted crestfallen doleful gutted downhearted unsocial unwelcoming unaffable itching aggers bleak reserved stand-offish sorrowful deadly terrifying cowing caustic terrorizing vituperous terrorising trenchant mordacious insolent frightening browbeating bullying mordant gray grey supercilious unforthcoming haughty impersonal indifferent disdainful adversary mortal sick Olympian starchy spoiling for a fight mean-looking boot-faced against conflicting opposite estranged competitive unpromising opposed unneighborly low-spirited not on speaking terms disparaging deprecating nagging pedantic quibbling niggling pettifogging nit-picking hair-splitting nitpicking criticizing judgemental judgmental rejective pernickety pass-remarkable nitpicky thorny exceptive criticising exacting unjust unfair hairsplitting very critical petty trivial cavillous tricky

Adjective

Very loud or having a high volume
plangent loud sonorous resounding reverberating ringing mournful resonant clangorous reverberant blaring blasting booming clamorous deafening earsplitting golden melancholy orotund piercing reverberative roaring rotund round slam-bang stentorian thundering thunderous vibrant deep-toned beating consonant deep echoing electrifying enhanced full heightened intensified mellow noisy powerful profound pulsating pulsing rich sonorant strident thrilling throbbing carrying canorous ear-piercing strong ear-splitting clear full-bodied full-toned very loud cacophonous raucous tumultuous rowdy rumbling baritone fruity pear-shaped stentorious vociferous intense lusty loud-voiced rambunctious boisterous obstreperous ear-popping bass mellifluous sounding low rounded crashing reverberatory melodious overpowering dinning head-splitting ear-shattering harsh forte uproarious full-voiced riotous screaming robust clearly audible forceful turned up full-throated fortissimo shrieking pleasant pure resonating trumpeting bellowing basso rolling thundery magniloquent grandiloquent pompous imposing shrill penetrating vibrating disorderly rackety throaty strepitous clattery harmonious lively oscillating palpitating plummy aquiver mighty tremendous extremely noisy almighty overwhelming at full volume big fulminating heavy blatant turbulent blustering vehement pealing full-mouthed emphatic high-sounding wakes the dead grating discordant jarring sharp rough rasping dissonant squawky screeching unmusical unmelodious voluble brash hoarse inharmonious stridulous unharmonious stridulant jangling stridulatory loudmouthed distinct clattering brassy clashing vocal raspy scratchy husky clarion absonant grinding stertorous squeaky braying high-pitched high vigorous hearty shrieky inspiring unquiet definite smooth loudmouth jumping blusterous persuasive vociferant baying insistent unwavering audible importunate shouting raising Cain demanding big-voiced bigmouthed obnoxious raising the roof clamorsome screechy unvocal tuneless bell-like as clear as a bell unmelodic immusical jangly disharmonic horrisonant ill-sounding clinking sour croaking gruff croaky rollicking harsh sounding unruly gravelly roisterous rumbustious guttural coarse knockabout robustious unpleasant rough-sounding thick gravel rusty termagant squawking offensive incongruous rude energetic incompatible irritating annoying inappropriate conflicting contrasting hell-raising atonal high-spirited acute grotesque unaesthetic scraping disagreeable unsuitable wild and woolly growling dry vexatious displeasing irksome unbearable upsetting out of place uncharacteristic

Adjective

Feeling or displaying disappointment or a lack of contentment
dissatisfied discontented disgruntled displeased disappointed frustrated unhappy unfulfilled unsatisfied disquieted fed up malcontent aggrieved angered angry exasperated irritated ungratified annoyed disaffected disapproving discontent regretful resentful restive restless vexed begrudging bothered complaining crabby critical ennuied envious faultfinding fed-up fretful fretting griping grudging grumbling grumpy insatiable irked jaundiced jealous kvetching malcontented not satisfied offended picky put-out querulous snivelling sniveling sulky sullen unappeased unassuaged unsated browned off cheesed off brassed off out of joint not best pleased peeved piqued upset put out disillusioned miffed hacked off discouraged narked disheartened sick peed off teed off ticked off depressed disenchanted miserable perturbed disturbed blasé rebellious let down sick and tired indignant cynical indifferent irate disgusted bellyaching bored testy cross riled aggravated weary unpleased chagrined troubled tired distressed huffy crestfallen jaded saddened blue wearied glum embittered in a huff down factious dissentious troublemaking impatient fault-finding carping nitpicking ill-disposed belly-aching sick to death thwarted gloomy surfeited satiated dismal sated fed up to the teeth disapproving of with a chip on your shoulder fed up to the back teeth up to here petulant peevish soured churlish harried flustered agitated eggy vex sore undeceived afflicted infuriated harassed nettled grousing cranky irritable out of temper hoha grouchy crabbing kicking snuffy uncontent worried maddened inflamed incensed provoked tormented furious crabbed fuming wrathful enraged defeated disabused ill-humored fretted bad tempered hot under the collar alienated sophisticated worldly mondaine sophisticate disenthralled knowing worldly-wise disentranced in a temper hung up carrying a chip on your shoulder hot-tempered up the wall ill-humoured estranged disloyal antagonistic hostile set straight seditious mutinous out of love sick of bored by unfriendly dissident insurgent insurrectionary uncompliant insubordinate renegade unsubmissive surfeited by weary of distressed by glutted by surfeited with jaded with jaded by satiated by glutted with apathetic have had enough have had a basinful of have had it up to here with have had something up to here up in arms downcast despondent downhearted choked disconcerted disconsolate dismayed dispirited discomfited hurt melancholy forlorn dejected sad beaten hopeless aghast gutted cheerless worsted vanquished cast down baulked chapfallen objecting dolorous balked cut up low-spirited taken down shot down down in the dumps as sick as a parrot

Antonym of plaintive

plaintive Idiom, Proverb

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