Exuberant enjoyment of life.
- ‘He was bouncy, ebullient and filled with joie de vivre,’ said Daley.
- But it's her wonderfully innocent joie de vivre and youthful exuberance that captured my heart.
- A lot has been made of their euphoric, ecstatic joie de vivre, but I have to say that mainly I find the overall tone rather irritating.
French, literally 'joy of living'.
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Syllabification: joie de vi·vre
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