- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||feeling, expressing, or causing joy; joyful; happy.
The festival is always a joyous occasion.They were joyous at hearing that the war was over.She was joyous about becoming a mother.They are joyous to know that their son is safe.The whole town is joyous that the factory will remain open.
- beatific, blissful, delighted, ecstatic, elated, enraptured, exultant, joyful, jubilant, rapturous
- depressing, depressing, lugubrious, miserable, sad
- similar words:
- blessed, glad, happy, pleased, satisfied, thrilled, transported
||bright, convivial, delightful, ecstatic, high
||joyously (adv.), joyousness (n.)