I felt that feeling in avengers endgame movie, I was sad about retiring Avengers but satisfied about good things happened in the way

  • I can't think of a single word to express all that! You could say it left you with mixed emotions. Jul 25 '19 at 13:05
  • 1
    Welcome to EL&U. Please note that "Early Modern English was used from the late 15th century to the mid to late 17th century." (Hover your cursor over the tag.) Please consider editing your tag for this question. Jul 25 '19 at 13:25
  • 1
    @KateBunting Don’t you think bittersweet expresses it quite well? I mean, its definition is obviously not a precise as this description, with ‘sad ending but good things along the way’ exactly, but it’s pretty close to me. Jul 25 '19 at 13:49
  • To paraphrase the White Knight,the word is called Cecil. What the word is is another question. Jul 25 '19 at 19:29

I think "bittersweet" fits. Merriam-Webster: "pleasure accompanied by suffering or regret" https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bittersweet


a silver lining TFD n.

a comforting or hopeful aspect of an otherwise desperate or unhappy situation

As in:

I felt that feeling in Avengers Endgame movie: I was sad about retiring them. But the silver lining was the satisfaction about the good things that happened.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.