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joy·ful

 (joi′fəl)
adj.
Feeling, causing, or exhibiting joy. See Synonyms at glad1.

joy′ful·ly adv.
joy′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.joyfully - in a joyous and gleeful manner; "the old man had greeted her gleefully"
joylessly - in a joyless manner; without joy; "she greeted her guests joylessly"
Translations
بِفَرَح، بابْتِهاج
radostně
glædeligtlykkeligt
glaîlega
radostno
keyifleneşeyle

joyfully

[ˈdʒɔɪfəlɪ] ADV [sing, play] → alegremente; [greet, announce] → con júbilo

joyfully

[ˈdʒɔɪfʊli] advjoyeusement

joyfully

advfreudig

joyfully

[ˈdʒɔɪfəlɪ] adv (see adj) → lietamente, gioiosamente

joy

(dʒoi) noun
1. great happiness. The children jumped for joy when they saw the new toys.
2. a cause of great happiness. Our son is a great joy to us.
ˈjoyful adjective
filled with, showing or causing joy. a joyful mood; joyful faces/news.
ˈjoyfully adverb
ˈjoyfulness noun
ˈjoyous adjective
joyful.
ˈjoyously adverb
References in classic literature ?
and one listener was so thrilled by the tender invitation that she longed to say she did know the land, and would joyfully depart thither whenever he liked The song was considered a great success, and the singer retired covered with laurels.
Surveyor Pue, who made investigations a century later, believed -- and one of his recent successors in office, moreover, faithfully believes -- that Pearl was not only alive, but married, and happy, and mindful of her mother; and that she would most joyfully have entertained that sad and lonely mother at her fireside.
Starbuck's body and Starbuck's coerced will were Ahab's, so long as Ahab kept his magnet at Starbuck's brain; still he knew that for all this the chief mate, in his soul, abhorred his captain's quest, and could he, would joyfully disintegrate himself from it, or even frustrate it.
Not seldom in this life, when, on the right side, fortune's favorites sail close by us, we, though all adroop before, catch somewhat of the rushing breeze, and joyfully feel our bagging sails fill out.
Ruth Stedman," said Rachel, coming joyfully forward; "how is thee, Ruth?
Elinor joyfully profited by the first of these proposals, and thus by a little of that address which Marianne could never condescend to practise, gained her own end, and pleased Lady Middleton at the same time.
I removed the habit, and there shone forth beneath a grand plaid silk frock, white trousers, and burnished shoes; and, while her eyes sparkled joyfully when the dogs came bounding up to welcome her, she dared hardly touch them lest they should fawn upon her splendid garments.
In the course of half an hour Mary thought she could tell too, and when he cut through a lifeless-looking branch she would cry out joyfully under her breath when she caught sight of the least shade of moist green.
She looked up at Magdalen, chuckled joyfully over her own altered circumstances, and beat her great hands on the table in irrepressible delight.
Lorry, joyfully relieved after reading this note aloud, "to where his wife resides?
As he had treated me at school differently from all the rest, I joyfully believed that he treated me in life unlike any other friend he had.
They came joyfully, but when they found how many were wanting who a moon before had gone thence to fight, their joy was turned to mourning, and the voice of their weeping went up to heaven.