Definition of joyous in English:

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joyous

Pronunciation: /ˈjoiəs/

adjective

chiefly literary
Full of happiness and joy: scenes of joyous celebration
More example sentences
  • It was a joyous celebration to mark the 60th anniversary since the Second World War ended.
  • I take the mandolin from the wall and do a few strums in joyous celebration.
  • There was no joyous celebration, no leaping up and down and waving arms in the air.

Derivatives

joyousness

noun
Example sentences
  • I felt that the spirit of joyousness which should have been there was completely negated by a seriousness.
  • Perhaps most striking is the sheer infectious joyousness of Jordan's music.
  • Its joyousness seemed to stand for the festival as a whole.
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