joyous

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adjective joy·ous \ˈjȯi-əs\

Definition of joyous

  1. :  joyful a joyous occasion a joyous celebration

joyously

adverb

joyousness

noun

Examples of joyous in a sentence

  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 English Language Learners

joyous

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adjective joy·ous \ˈjȯi-əs\

Definition of joyous for English Language Learners

  • : feeling, causing, or showing great happiness


JOYOUS Defined for Kids

joyous

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adjective joy·ous \ˈjȯi-əs\

Definition of joyous for Students

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

joyously

adverb

joyousness

noun


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