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Synonyms and Antonyms of funk

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funk

synonym (synonym of funk)

  • (noun.state)
    a state of nervous depression (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.person)
    United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for t more.. (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    draw back, as with fear or pain (verb.motion)
     

hypernym (funk IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a state of nervous depression (noun.state)
    a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity (noun.state)
     
  • an earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar (noun.communication)
    a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles (noun.communication)
     
  • draw back, as with fear or pain (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF funk relation)

  • (verb.motion)
    pull away from a source of disgust or fear (verb.motion)
     

instance hypernym (funk IS A KIND OF .... relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967) (noun.person)
    someone with special training in biochemistry (noun.person)
     

derivation (.... is derived from funk)

  • an earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar (noun.communication)
    (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues (adj.all)
     
  • draw back, as with fear or pain (verb.motion)
    a reflex response to sudden pain (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the facial expression of sudden pain (noun.communication)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym instance hypernym derivation blue funk casimir funk cringe jazz depression move retract shrink back biochemist funky low-down flinch wince

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