What is another word for buoyant?

2818 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bˈɔ͡ɪənt], [ bˈɔ‍ɪənt], [ b_ˈɔɪ_ə_n_t]

Buoyant is an adjective used to describe something that is able to float on water or move lightly and gracefully. Synonyms for the word "buoyant" include words like lively, animated, vivacious, energetic, spirited, and lively. These words are often used to describe a person's personality or character. Other synonyms for buoyancy includes "floaty", "bouncy", "light", and "airy". These terms are often used to describe an object or material that is light and has the ability to float. The word buoyant can also be used to describe a person's mood or spirits, for which synonyms include "cheerful", "optimistic" and "positive".

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What are the opposite words for buoyant?

Buoyant is a word that describes the ability to float or rise easily in water or air. Its antonyms, on the other hand, are words that convey the opposite meaning of buoyancy. Heavy and weighty describe objects that sink easily and cannot float in water or air. Gloomy and melancholic, two words that denote sadness and despair, are also antonyms of buoyant when referring to one's mood or spirits. Similarly, stagnant and motionless are antonyms of buoyant when referring to a lack of movement or progress. Achievable and realistic may serve as antonyms in the context of goals or aspirations that are not easily attainable or difficult to accomplish.

Usage examples for Buoyant

Peter Junior came in to dinner, buoyant and happy.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Yes, he was always more buoyant than I. Maybe we have both changed, but I hope he has not.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
It was in a singularly buoyant mood that he rode quietly on, and it was reluctantly that he checked the horse which once or twice attempted to gallop.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss

Famous quotes with Buoyant

  • A buoyant, positive approach to the game is as basic as a sound swing.
    Tony Lema
  • Using lots of fresh foods, fruits and vegetables, helps to keep the menu buoyant - I don't know if that's the right word, but it keeps a balance of freshness and health.
    Sally Schneider
  • When my mood was high, I seemed normal, even buoyant. I felt smarter. I had secrets. I could see God in a light bulb.
    Gene Tierney
  • Seek to cultivate a buoyant, joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life.
    Alexander MacLaren
  • Then we are assured by Sartre that owing to the final disappearance of God our liberty is absolute! At this the entire audience waves its hat or claps its hands. But this natural enthusiasm is turned abruptly into something much less buoyant when it is learnt that this liberty weighs us down immediately with tremendous responsibilities. We now have to take all God's worries on our shoulders --now that we are become men like gods. It is at this point that the Anxiety and Despondency begin, ending in utter despair.
    Wyndham Lewis

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