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Synonyms for joyous
ˈdʒɔɪ əsjoy·ous

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. joyous

    Aerial and airy both signify of or belonging to the air, but airy also describes that which seems as if made of air; we speak of airy shapes, airy nothings, where we could not well say aerial; ethereal describes its object as belonging to the upper air, the pure ether, and so, often, heavenly. Sprightly, spiritlike, refers to light, free, cheerful activity of mind and body. That which is lively or animated may be agreeable or the reverse; as, an animated discussion; a lively company.

    Synonyms:
    aerial, airy, animated, ethereal, fairylike, frolicsome, gay, light, lively, sprightly

    Antonyms:
    clumsy, dull, heavy, inert, ponderous, slow, sluggish, stony, wooden

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. joyousadjective

    full of or characterized by joy

    "felt a joyous abandon"; "joyous laughter"

    Antonyms:
    joyless, mirthless, unsmiling, funereal, sepulchral

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  1. joyousadjective

    Synonyms:
    glad, JOYFUL

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  1. joyousadjective

    Synonyms:
    joyful

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "joyous":

    merry, jubilant, happy, joyful, festive

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#613light
#1280happy
#5288animated
#8417aerial
#8581merry
#12285lively
#13981ethereal
#17749festive
#23220airy
#23655joyful
#30157joyous
#72348jubilant
#91697sprightly
#302524frolicsome

How to use joyous in a sentence?

  1. Elizabeth Rodolph:

    Such a lovely person has been taken out of our lives, he was the friendliest, gentlest, and most lovable and joyous person you ’ll ever encounter.

  2. Tomi Galin:

    We know the birth of the new year baby is a joyous and exciting event, but protecting patient safety and privacy is our most important responsibility.

  3. Former Bond Roger Moore:

    Immculate as the young Scrooge, joyous as Flash Harry, unforgettable as Arthur Daley.

  4. Lauren Graham:

    The Beverly Hilton was literally like no time had passed... The Beverly Hilton was joyous.

  5. Giuseppe Sala:

    This year, Easter will be very different for all of us, the joyous serenity that usually comes with this day, has been greatly troubled by the pandemic we are experiencing. I am sure that the extraordinary voice of Bocelli will be the embrace we are missing these days, a strong, special hug, capable of warming the heart of Milan, Italy and the world.


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