List of Synonyms and Antonyms of “D” Words

Words Synonyms Antonyms
Deadly fatal, lethal, mortal, ghastly, malignant, baneful nonfatal, harmless, lively
Decline refuse, reject, dismiss, fall, deteriorate, descend increase, rise
Deficient defective, incomplete, lacking, wanting, inadequate, scarce flawless, adequate, sufficient
Dejected depressed, down, gloomy, desolate, melancholic, sad cheerful, happy, joyous
Delicate elegant, exquisite, fine, feeble, fragile, sensitive coarse, harsh, robust
Delight pleasure, joy, cheer, exult, rejoice, gladden, gratify trouble, sadden, dismay
Demolish destroy, destruct, raze, shatter, wreck, smash build, repair, restore
Deny contradict, negate, disallow, reject, refuse, repudiate admit, allow, confess
Depart exit, leave, retire, drop, demise, deviate arrive, come, enter
Depressed dejected, desolate, gloomy, sad, melancholic, deprived elated, exalted, happy
Deprive dispossess, divest, rob, strip, disinherit, bereave bestow, endow, confer
Despair anguish, dejection, melancholy, misery, sorrow, despondency joy, cheerfulness, happiness
Detached isolated, solitary, indifferent, apathetic, nonchalant, unruffled attached, combined, involved
Detain delay, retard, hold, lag, confine, imprison liberate, release, free
Deteriorate decline, worsen, languish, degenerate, putrefy, spoil improve, strengthen, better
Devastate ravage, waste, plunder, smash, pillage, raze build, construct, enrich
Diligent assiduous, industrious, studious, earnest, attentive languid, lazy, lethargic
Diminish abate, decrease, dwindle, lessen, rebate, reduce expand, prolong, extend
Din clamor, hubbub, noise, pandemonium, tumult, uproar calm, peace, quiet
Diplomatic discreet, sensitive, repellent, abhorrent, repugnant, shabby pleasant, delightful, inviting
Discard dispose, jettison, abdicate, eliminate, expel, banish embrace, retain, keep
Disclose bare, show, unveil, convey, transmit, impart conceal, hide, withhold
Disgusting horrid, repulsive, repellent, abhorrent, repugnant, shabby pleasant, delightful, inviting
Disperse dissipate, scatter, diffuse, disseminate, spread, strew assemble, collect, garner
Disrupt disturb, unsettle, upset, disarray, disorganize, derange arrange, organize, reassure
Distant far, faraway, remote, offish, reticent, solitary adjacent, close, neighbouring
Distinct clear, sharp, pronounced, visible, manifest, unambiguous fuzzy, hazy, vague
Distinguished eminent, famed, noted, prominent, celebrated, renowned obscure, unimportant, inferior
Distract disturb, flurry, fluster, perturb, ruffle, unsettle appease, reassure, pacify
Docile gentle, meek, amenable, compliant, submissive, mild inflexible, obstinate, stubborn
Doldrums dejection, depression, blues, gloom, melancholy, mournfulness elation, glee, joy
Dominant commanding, governing, ruling, authoritative, prevailing, masterful humble, modest, reserved
Downfall descent, collapse, fall, bane, ruination, undoing ascent, rise, success
Drastic dire, radical, strong, forceful, harsh, exorbitant cal, easy, superficial
Dreadful appalling, direful, fearful, frightful, horrendous, ghastly pleasant, wonderful, inoffensive
Drubbing beating, defeat, thrashing, rout, vanquishment, whipping aid, assistance, protection
Drowsy dozy, sleepy, slumberous, somnolent, soporific, nodding alert, awake, lively
Dubious doubtful, skeptical, uncertain, ambiguous, chancy, questionable certain, reliable, trustworthy
Dumb inarticulate, mute, silent, stupid, mute, dimwitted articulate, vocal, smart
Dupe deceive, beguile, misguide, cross, fool, trick guide, lead, advise