HyperDic: joyous

English > 1 sense of the word joyous:
ADJECTIVEalljoyousfull of or characterized by joy
joyous > pronunciation
Soundsjhoy'ahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > joyous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningFull of or characterized by joy.
Examples
  • "felt a joyous abandon"
  • "joyous laughter"
Narrowerecstatic, enraptured, rapturous, rapt, rhapsodicFeeling great rapture or delight
elated, gleeful, joyful, jubilantFull of high-spirited delight
gay, festal, festive, merryoffering fun and gaiety
gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthfulFull of or showing high-spirited merriment
See alsoelatedexultantly proud and joyful
happyenjoying / enjoying / enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
joyfulFull of or producing joy
Oppositejoylessnot experiencing or inspiring joy
Spanishalegre
Catalanjoiós
Nounsjoy, joyousnessthe emotion of great happiness
Adverbsjoyouslyin a joyous and gleeful manner

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