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Synonyms for joyous
ˈdʒɔɪ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. joyous(adj)

    full of or characterized by joy

    "felt a joyous abandon"; "joyous laughter"

    Antonyms:
    joyless, mirthless, unsmiling, funereal, sepulchral

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. joyous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    glad, JOYFUL

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. joyous(a)

    Synonyms:
    joyful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "joyous":

    merry, jubilant, happy, joyful, festive

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How to use joyous in a sentence?

  1. Lauren Graham:

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

  2. Carolina Panthers:

    My longtime girlfriend and I were extremely blessed to have a son last week. Our family is excited and thank you all for the well wishes! i've been quiet about this because I didn't want to create a distraction for my team and appreciate the privacy in this joyous time.

  3. Bryan Stevenson:

    Every day, every month, every year that the state took from him, they took something that they don't have the power to give back. While this moment is quite joyous and is quite wonderful, this case is quite tragic.

  4. 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.

  5. Briton Lisa Dobriskey:

    After the( 2012) race I wanted to cry, it should have been a joyous moment in front of my home crowd but I felt humiliated. I felt I had to apologize for my performance to my family and friends.

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