Sad, happy and funny

buoyant
(adj)
BOY-ǝnt
Meaning

1. able to float

1st Sample Sentence

1. Even if it flips over, a rowboat will remain buoyant.

2nd Meaning

2. cheerful and optimistic

2nd Sample Sentence

2. Her mood is naturally buoyant, even when she is facing difficulties in her life.

Synonyms

blithe, buoyant, ebullient, jocular

Antonyms

despondent, dour, lugubrious, maudlin, morose, saturnine

Mnemonics

buoyant = Boy + ant when a boy feels like an ant, which is very light, he feels very light and lively.

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