gladsome

adjective
glad·​some | \ ˈglad-səm How to pronounce gladsome (audio) \

Definition of gladsome

: giving or showing joy : cheerful gladsome news

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Other Words from gladsome

gladsomely adverb
gladsomeness noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for gladsome

Synonyms

blithe, blithesome, bright, buoyant, canty [British dialect], cheerful, cheery, chipper, eupeptic, gay, lightsome, sunny, upbeat, winsome

Antonyms

dour, gloomy, glum, morose, saturnine, sulky, sullen

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Examples of gladsome in a Sentence

a gladsome group of carolers strolling through the city's historic district

First Known Use of gladsome

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gladsome was in the 14th century

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