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JOYOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does joyous mean? 

JOYOUS (adjective)
  The adjective JOYOUS has 1 sense:

1. full of or characterized by joy

  Familiarity information: JOYOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JOYOUS (adjective)


Sense 1joyous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Full of or characterized by joy

Context examples:

felt a joyous abandon / joyous laughter

Similar:

ecstatic; enraptured; rapt; rapturous; rhapsodic (feeling great rapture or delight)

elated; gleeful; joyful; jubilant (full of high-spirited delight)

festal; festive; gay; merry (offering fun and gaiety)

gay; jocund; jolly; jovial; merry; mirthful (full of or showing high-spirited merriment)

Also:

elated (exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits)

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

joyful (full of or producing joy)

Antonym:

joyless (not experiencing or inspiring joy)


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