What is another word for good natured?

356 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɡˈʊd nˈe͡ɪt͡ʃəd], [ ɡˈʊd nˈe‍ɪt‍ʃəd], [ ɡ_ˈʊ_d n_ˈeɪ_tʃ_ə_d]

Good-natured is a term used to describe a person who is naturally friendly, kind and easy-going. However, there are a variety of synonyms for this word that can help expand your vocabulary and describe these traits in different ways. Affable, amiable, genial and gracious all suggest someone who is approachable and pleasant. Jovial, lighthearted, and cheerful imply a sense of humor and a positive disposition. Cordial, sociable, and convivial suggest someone who is sociable and enjoys being in the company of others. Whether you need to describe a person or a situation, these synonyms for good-natured can help you communicate your ideas more effectively.

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What are the hypernyms for Good natured?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for good natured?

There are several antonyms for the word "good natured" but it primarily signifies a certain disposition that is kind, friendly and amiable. On the other hand, its antonyms, which include ill-natured, grumpy, surly, malicious, and morose, describe a negative disposition or personality that is opposite to being kind-hearted. An ill-natured person is likely to be unfriendly, irritable, and aggressive while a grumpy person is moody, dissatisfied, and sulky. A surly person is unapproachable, rude and hostile while a malicious person is intentionally harmful, spiteful, or malicious. Finally, a morose person is sullen, gloomy, and uncommunicative.

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Famous quotes with Good natured

  • ...You'll never find someone calling A Softer World good natured. I don't think we do a completely bleak comic, but good natured just isn't a way you could ever describe it. Or my novels. Not the way I want.
    Joey Comeau
  • Under no circumstances does he get good natured until noon. If he has to get up early in the morning you have to converse with him in signs most of the day because he pants so hard that his mouth cannot open in conversation. He is a lovely travelling companion, if he happens to be in the next coach.
    Damon Runyon

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