joyful


joy·ful

adjective \ˈji-fəl\

: feeling, causing, or showing great happiness : full of joy

Full Definition of JOYFUL

:  experiencing, causing, or showing joy :  happy
joy·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
joy·ful·ness noun

Examples of JOYFUL

  1. We were joyful at the news.
  2. <the news of the child's safe return made us all joyful>

First Known Use of JOYFUL

13th century

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