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JOYFUL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does joyful mean? 

JOYFUL (adjective)
  The adjective JOYFUL has 2 senses:

1. full of or producing joy
2. full of high-spirited delight

  Familiarity information: JOYFUL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JOYFUL (adjective)


Sense 1joyful [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Full of or producing joy

Context examples:

make a joyful noise / a joyful occasion

Similar:

beatific (experiencing or bestowing celestial joy)

overjoyed (extremely joyful)

Also:

happy (enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure or good fortune)

joyous (full of or characterized by joy)

Antonym:

sorrowful (experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss)


Sense 2joyful [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Full of high-spirited delight

Synonyms:

gleeful; elated; joyful; jubilant

Context example:

a joyful heart

Similar:

joyous (full of or characterized by joy)


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