Synonyms for Gladdening:


amusing (adjective)
exhilarating (adjective)
enlivening, inspiring.
heartwarming (adjective)
encouraging, heartening.


amusement (noun)


cheering (verb)
enlivening, cheering, pleasing, lightening, inspiring, consoling, encouraging, Brightening, heartening.

Usage examples for Gladdening

  1. This, however, instead of gladdening Blucher, filled him with distrust. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  2. His mother, who would have been proud of him, is gone, but he has still the joy of gladdening his father by the exhibition of his dignity. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  3. With beating heart he'd watched her kneeling there Upon the rocks; had listened to her prayer In silence wondering; so strange it seemed To see her there amid the storm, but still He stood and powerless; a gladdening thrill Ran through his veins to see that form alone, And o'er his noble, Godlike face there gleamed A pride to think this maid was all his own. – Love-or-Fame-and-Other-Poems by Sherrick, Fannie Isabel