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Synonyms for jovial
ˈdʒoʊ vi əljovial

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. jovial

    Synonyms:
    jolly, genial, convivial

    Antonyms:
    ungenial, melancholy, unconvivial, saturnine, lugubrious, gloomy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthfuladjective

    full of or showing high-spirited merriment

    "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a mirthful laugh"

    Synonyms:
    spanking, festal, comic, laughable, jocund, festive, brave, rattling, risible, braw, zippy, comical, sunny, funny, lively, gay, cheery, mirthful, merry, amusing, homophile(a), snappy, brisk, alert, jolly

    Antonyms:
    joyless

Editors Contribution

  1. happy

    joyous, happy, good natured

    the audience was in a jovial mood.

    Submitted by rinat on December 19, 2015  
  2. tolly

    Submitted by anonymous on December 22, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. jovialadjective

    Synonyms:
    merry, joyous, JOYFUL, gay, airy, mirthful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. jovialadjective

    Synonyms:
    jolly, mirthful, gay, merry, sportive, hilarious, gleeful

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How to use jovial in a sentence?

  1. Tony Oppedisano:

    He was incredibly personable, very giving, very caring, very compassionate. The press painted him with that rough exterior, but for the most part, he was just a regular guy. I remember I had gotten a call that my dad was being taken to a hospital in New York. As you can imagine, I wasn’t in the most jovial mood. Frank was doing his best to cheer me up… I remember I went to the bathroom and when I came out, lo and behold, there’s Frank. He had emptied out a pack of unfiltered Camel cigarettes. He stuck like four cigarettes in each ear, three cigarettes in each nostril. And he had about 12 cigarettes across his lips. And he’s just staring at me like that.

  2. Cecil Williams:

    It is a relationship that we have, he's very jovial, open and a lot of fun, but he's also very serious.

  3. Barack Obama:

    Yogi Berra was an American original -- a Hall of Famer and humble veteran; prolific jokester and jovial prophet, he epitomized what it meant to be a sportsman and a citizen, with a big heart, competitive spirit, and a selfless desire to open baseball to everyone, no matter their background. Michelle and I offer our deepest condolences to his family, his friends, and his fans in New York and across the world.

  4. Johann von Goethe:

    It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but not for a serious-minded man to marry a lighthearted woman.

  5. Nick Livanos:

    As things get back to normal, that means jovial and happy conversation, loud conversation, people are still concerned with receiving the germs from the table next to them.

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