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joyous

joy·ous

joyous

 
 
pronunciation:
joI s
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part of speech: adjective
definition: feeling, expressing, or causing joy; joyful; happy.
synonyms:
beatific, blissful, delighted, ecstatic, elated, enraptured, exultant, joyful, jubilant, rapturous
antonyms:
depressing, depressing, lugubrious, miserable, sad
similar words:
blessed, glad, happy, pleased, satisfied, thrilled, transported
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derivations: joyously (adv.), joyousness (n.)
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