Synonyms for joyous

Synonyms for (adj) joyous

Synonyms: joyous

Definition: full of or characterized by joy

Usage: felt a joyous abandon; joyous laughter

Similar words: ecstatic, rhapsodic, rapt, rapturous, enraptured

Definition: feeling great rapture or delight

Similar words: elated, gleeful, joyful, jubilant

Definition: full of high-spirited delight

Usage: a joyful heart

Similar words: merry, festal, festive, gay

Definition: offering fun and gaiety

Usage: a festive (or festal) occasion; gay and exciting night life; a merry evening

Similar words: gay, merry, jolly, jovial, jocund, mirthful

Definition: full of or showing high-spirited merriment

Usage: when hearts were young and gay; a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company- Wordsworth; the jolly crowd at the reunion; jolly old Saint Nick; a jovial old gentleman; have a merry Christmas; peals of merry laughter; a mirthful laugh

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