- Cheerful and lighthearted: a jocund wedding partyMore example sentences
- He was always jocund and grinning, while I always just stare in annoyance.
- And I felt that if I was this happy in life, my life would be permanently happy and jocund.
- I remember the advice given by the make-up artist François from Elizabeth Arden: ‘The jocund mouth gives the true chic.’
Pronunciation: /jōˈkənditē/noun (plural jocundities)
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin jocundus, variant (influenced by jocus 'joke') of jucundus 'pleasant, agreeable', from juvare 'to delight'.
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