Examples of joyous in a Sentence
a mood of joyous anticipation
a joyous crowd eagerly awaiting the countdown to midnight on New Year's Eve
Recent Examples of joyous from the Web
After all, the timeless makeup staple requires no work but delivers a buoyantly joyous payoff.
Organizers said the holidays can be a joyous but also poignant time for families feeling loss.
The high point this weekend came at the end: Foo Fighters delivered a joyous Christmas medley, then the show was over.
The members of the step dance team from the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women display fierce moves and determination in Amanda Lipitz’s joyous, thoroughly involving documentary about a high-stakes graduation year.
Scheck Hillel Community School partners with our families and community to teach and carry on the traditions of joyous moments through education and celebration.
Buy Super Mario Odyssey Super Mario Odyssey is joyous, delightful, and super cute.
The joyous spirit of the Huntington Harbour Boat Parade was darkened by tragedy when a 59-year-old woman fell into the water and died during an after-party late Saturday, police said.
Because what turned out to be Tom Petty’s final concert in New York was a joyous sing-along. Because of Frank Ocean’s surreal, breathtakingly intimate performance at Panorama Festival on Randalls Island.
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First Known Use of joyous
Synonymsblissful, chuffed [British], delighted, gratified, happy, joyful, glad, pleased, satisfied, thankful, tickled
Antonymsdispleased, dissatisfied, joyless, sad, unhappy, unpleased, unsatisfied
Related Wordsbeaming, blithe, blithesome, buoyant, cheerful, cheery, gay, gladsome, lighthearted, sunny, upbeat; gleeful, jocund, jolly, jovial, laughing, merry, mirthful, smiling; beatific, ecstatic, elated, enraptured, entranced, euphoric, exhilarated, intoxicated, rapturous, rhapsodic (also rhapsodical); exuberant, exultant, jubilant, rapt, rejoicing, thrilled; hopeful, optimistic, rosy, sanguine
Near Antonymsabject, aggrieved, anguished, blue, brokenhearted, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, melancholy; doleful, dolorous, lachrymose, mournful, plaintive, sorrowful, sorry, woeful; black, dark, desolate, dispirited, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), grieved, heartbroken, heartsick, miserable, woebegone, wretched
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