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blue
n. any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
Amytal, blue devil, blue angel, amobarbital sodium, blue
n. the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
blue
n. blue clothing; "she was wearing blue"
blueness, blue
n. blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
blue
n. any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue; "the Union army was a vast blue"
wild blue yonder, blue air, blue sky, blue
n. the sky as viewed during daylight; "he shot an arrow into the blue"
blueing, blue, bluing
n. used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
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blue
v. turn blue
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azure, blue, cerulean, cyanic
adj. azure blue; "We woke up to brilliant sun and a glorious cyanic sky."
dreary, drear, drab, sorry, grim, gloomy, dismal, disconsolate, dingy, dark, blue
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
profane, blue, blasphemous
adj. characterized by profanity or cursing; "foul-mouthed and blasphemous"; "blue language"; "profane words"
low-spirited, down in the mouth, down, low, downhearted, downcast, dispirited, depressed, blue, grim, gloomy
adj. filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
violet, green, blue
adj. "cool colors"
blue
adj. used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms); "a ragged blue line"
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blueness, blue
adj. blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
sky-blue, lazuline, sapphire, cerulean, azure
adj. a light shade of blue
robust, lusty, earthy
adj. "gutsy four-letter words"; "a gutsy red wine"
sorry, dismal, gloomy
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
indecent
adj. offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters; "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture"
vulgar, gross, earthy, crude
adj. conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"
obscene
adj. designed to incite to indecency or lust; "the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead
glum
adj. moody and melancholic
demoralising, dispiriting, disheartening, demoralizing
adj. destructive of morale and self-reliance
unhappy, distressed, dysphoric
adj. generalized feeling of distress
saturnine, morose, moody, glum, glowering, dour, dark, sullen, sour
adj. showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
huffish, sulky
adj. sullen or moody
unhappy
adj. experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"
low
adj. less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"
hopeless
adj. (informal to emphasize how bad it is) beyond hope of management or reform; "she handed me a hopeless jumble of papers"; "he is a hopeless romantic"
forlorn
adj. marked by or showing hopelessness; "the last forlorn attempt"; "a forlorn cause"
melancholic, melancholy
adj. characterized by or causing or expressing sadness; "growing more melancholy every hour"; "her melancholic smile"; "we acquainted him with the melancholy truth"
doleful, saddening, unhappy
adj. causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom; "a gloomy outlook"; "gloomy news"
sepulchral, funereal
adj. suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial; "funereal gloom"; "hollow sepulchral tones"
solemn, sombre, somber
adj. grave or even gloomy in character; "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood"
demoralised, disheartened, discouraged, demoralized
adj. made less hopeful or enthusiastic; "desperate demoralized people looking for work"; "felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem"; "the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest"
harsh
adj. disagreeable to the senses; "the harsh cry of a blue jay"; "harsh cognac"; "the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes"; "harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway"
irreparable
adj. impossible to repair, rectify, or amend; "irreparable harm"; "an irreparable mistake"; "irreparable damages"
serious
adj. concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!"
racy
adj. designed or suitable for competing in a race
wretched, woeful, miserable, execrable, deplorable
adj. of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"
raddled, worn, haggard, drawn, careworn
adj. showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens
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joyless, drear, disconsolate, dreary
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
sorry, dismal, gloomy
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
melancholy, sombre, somber
adj. grave or even gloomy in character; "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood"
dirty-minded
adj. having lewd thoughts
smutty, nasty, foul, filthy, cruddy
adj. characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"
foul-spoken, foul-mouthed
adj. using foul or obscene language; "noisy foul-mouthed women all shouting at once"
salacious, raunchy, obscene, lewd
adj. suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"
scabrous
adj. dealing with salacious or indecent material; "a scabrous novel"
scatological
adj. dealing pruriently with excrement and excretory functions; "scatological literature"
amort
adj. utterly cast down
chopfallen, deflated, crestfallen, chapfallen
adj. brought low in spirit; "left us fatigued and deflated spiritually"
glum
adj. moody and melancholic
lonesome, lonely
adj. marked by dejection from being alone; "felt sad and lonely"; "the loneliest night of the week"; "lonesome when her husband is away"; "spent a lonesome hour in the bar"
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cheerful
adj. being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"
cheerful
adj. being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"
elated
adj. exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited"
euphoric
adj. exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation
happy
adj. enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage"
bucked up, encouraged
adj. inspired with confidence; "felt bucked up by his success"
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