HyperDic: joyful

English > 2 senses of the word joyful:
ADJECTIVEalljoyfulfull of or producing joy
alljoyful, elated, gleeful, jubilantfull of high-spirited delight
joyful > pronunciation
Soundsjhoy'fahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > joyful: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFull of or producing joy.
Examples
  • "make a joyful noise"
  • "a joyful occasion"
NarrowerbeatificExperiencing or bestowing celestial joy
overjoyedExtremely joyful
See alsohappyenjoying / enjoying / enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
joyousFull of or characterized by joy
OppositesorrowfulExperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
Spanishalegre, dichoso, gozoso, jubiloso, regocijado
Catalanjoiós
Nounsjoyfulnessthe emotion of great happiness
English > joyful: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFull of high-spirited delight.
Example"a joyful heart"
Synonymselated, gleeful, jubilant
BroaderjoyousFull of or characterized by joy
Spanishjubiloso, regocijado
Nounsjoyfulnessthe emotion of great happiness
Adverbsjoyfullyin a joyous and gleeful manner

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