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Synonyms for jovial
ˈdʒoʊ vi əljovial

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.7 / 3 votes

  1. jovial

    Synonyms:
    jolly, genial, convivial

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

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  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 Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. jovialadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 2 votes

  1. jovialadjective

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

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How to use jovial in a sentence?

  1. Jerome K. Jerome:

    The shy man does have some slight revenge upon society for the torture it inflicts upon him. He is able, to a certain extent, to communicate his misery. He frightens other people as much as they frighten him. He acts like a damper upon the whole room, and the most jovial spirits become, in his presence, depressed and nervous.

  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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