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sunny

sun·ny

sunny

 
 
pronunciation:
suh ni
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: sunnier, sunniest
definition 1: having much sunlight.
a sunny day
synonyms:
sunlit, sunshiny
antonyms:
cloudy, murky, overcast
similar words:
bright, brilliant, clear, cloudless, fair, radiant, shining, sparkling
definition 2: exposed to or warmed by sunlight, esp. during much of each day.
a sunny kitchen
synonyms:
sunlit
antonyms:
shady
similar words:
bright, light
definition 3: cheerful; bright.
a sunny disposition
synonyms:
bright, cheerful
antonyms:
gloomy, grim, pessimistic, sad
similar words:
affable, amiable, buoyant, cheery, genial, happy, joyful, lighthearted, merry, rosy
derivations: sunnily (adv.), sunniness (n.)
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Word Parts
The word sunny contains the following part:
-y1, -ey Old English adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by; full of; tending to
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The suffix -y1, -ey attaches to nouns and a few verbs to form adjectives.