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Synonyms for joyous
ˈdʒɔɪ əsjoy·ous

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. joyousadjective

    full of or characterized by joy

    "felt a joyous abandon"; "joyous laughter"

    Antonyms:
    joyless, mirthless, unsmiling, funereal, sepulchral

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. joyousadjective

    Synonyms:
    glad, JOYFUL

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. joyousadjective

    Synonyms:
    joyful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  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. Lauren Graham:

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

  2. Mike Andrews:

    The returnees have been reunited with their families. Their time together has been an incredibly joyous occasion. They ask for privacy as they transition home.

  3. Jennifer Aniston:

    ... I hear the ocean, I see the ocean, I hear laughter, I see kids running, I hear ice in a glass, I smell food being cooked, thats the joyous snapshot in my head.

  4. Rachel Campos-Duffy:

    His chapter was really touching because Sean and I both have parents who had tragedies occur in their lives around the holidays, so it's a good reminder that, you know, the holidays are joyous for some people and a mixed bag for some people, all American Christmas.

  5. Former Bond Roger Moore:

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


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