Joyous

Joy"ous

(?), a. [OE. joyous, joious, joios, F. joyeux.See Joy.] Glad; gay; merry; joyful; also, affording or inspiring joy; with of before the word or words expressing the cause of joy.
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Is this your joyous city?
Is. xxiii. 7.
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They all as glad as birds of joyous prime.
Spenser.
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And joyous of our conquest early won.
Dryden.

Syn. -- Merry; lively; blithe; gleeful; gay; glad; mirthful; sportive; festive; joyful; happy; blissful; charming; delightful.

-- Joy"ous*ly, adv. -- Joy"ous*ness, n.
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