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joyous

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adjective joy·ous \ˈjȯi-əs\

Simple Definition of joyous

  • : feeling, causing, or showing great happiness

Full Definition of joyous

  1. :  joyful

joy·ous·ly adverb
joy·ous·ness noun

Examples of joyous

  1. a mood of joyous anticipation

  2. <a joyous crowd eagerly awaiting the countdown to midnight on New Year's Eve>



14th Century

First Known Use of joyous

14th century


JOYOUS Defined for Kids

joyous

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adjective joy·ous \ˈjȯi-əs\

Definition of joyous

  1. :  joyful <The baby's birth was a joyous occasion.>

joy·ous·ly adverb
joy·ous·ness noun




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