Synonyms of high spirits in English:

high spirits


See definition of high spirits

noun

1‘they were young, strong, and bursting with high spirits’

SYNONYMS

liveliness, vitality, spirit, spiritedness, animation, zest, dynamism, energy, vigour, boisterousness, bounciness, sparkle, vivacity, buoyancy, cheerfulness, good cheer, good humour, joy, joyfulness, exuberance, ebullience, verve

joie de vivre

informal go, pep, oomph, pizzazz, zing, zip, fizz

ANTONYMS

lifelessness, apathy


Phrases

    in high spirits

      ‘the team were in high spirits following their victory’

      SYNONYMS

      ebullient, buoyant, cheerful, sunny, breezy, jaunty, light-hearted, high-spirited, exhilarated, excited, elated, exultant, euphoric, joyful, cheery, merry, jubilant, sparkling, effervescent, vivacious, enthusiastic, irrepressible, energetic, animated, full of life, lively, vigorous, zestful

      informal

      bubbly, bouncy, peppy, zingy, upbeat, chipper, chirpy, smiley, sparky, full of beans

      North American informal

      peart

      dated

      gay

      literary

      gladsome, blithe, blithesome

      archaic

      as merry as a grig, of good cheer

      ANTONYMS

      gloomy

      Variant spelling high spirits