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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:
Noun1.joyfulness - the emotion of great happinessjoyfulness - the emotion of great happiness  
emotion - any strong feeling
high spirits, lightness, elation - a feeling of joy and pride
exultation, jubilance, jubilancy, jubilation - a feeling of extreme joy
excitement, exhilaration - the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"
exuberance - joyful enthusiasm

joyfulness

noun
A condition of supreme well-being and good spirits:
Translations
إبْتِهاج، فَرَح
radostnost
glædelykke
glaîværî

joyfulness

[ˈdʒɔɪfʊlnɪs] N [of atmosphere] → alegría f; [of event, occasion] → festividad f; (on hearing news) → júbilo m

joyfulness

nFröhlichkeit f; (of person also)Frohsinn m, → Heiterkeit f

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 ?
The morning that Dickon--after they had been enjoying themselves in the garden for about two hours--went behind a big rosebush and brought forth two tin pails and revealed that one was full of rich new milk with cream on the top of it, and that the other held cottage-made currant buns folded in a clean blue and white napkin, buns so carefully tucked in that they were still hot, there was a riot of surprised joyfulness.
In the joyfulness of family love everything for a short time was subdued, and the pleasure of seeing her, leaving them at first little leisure for calm curiosity, they were all seated round the tea-table, which Mrs.
A pleasant, sensuous joyfulness seemed part of the spirit of the day.
Such was their impression on Mr Swiveller, coupled with the reflection that no man could oppose his destiny, that in a very short space of time his spirits rose surprisingly, and he was enabled to give the dwarf an account of the receipt of the cake, which, it appeared, had been brought to Bevis Marks by the two surviving Miss Wackleses in person, and delivered at the office door with much giggling and joyfulness.
The ongoing cooperation between the two authorities brought Kuwait back to its joyfulness and leading role," Al-Sane' said.
JANE MOODY'S LIFE AND WORK ABOUNDED WITH JOYFULNESS, INNOVATION, surprise, love for family, friends, and colleagues, and, of course, intellectual brilliance of the highest order.
I'd do it again in a heartbeat for their unburdened smiles, their not having to walk on eggshells in fear, their innocent joyfulness and innocence.
But, it is suggested, her work reflects what Linda Vance characterised as "ethical behaviour towards nonhuman world", a kind of joyfulness, an embracing of "possibilities" (Baker 2001a).
The joyfulness they are intended to engender can also heighten one's anxiety, particularly if you're feeling stressed at work, or if you're grappling with any number of personal or family issues -- in which case, the holidays can serve as a reminder of what is missing in our life.
More important are qualities that are tougher to quantify such as imagination, joyfulness and social dexterity, writes Pink.
Butterfly'' is a perky little love song, with a great, upbeat joyfulness to it.
The secret of Graziano's extraordinary success in ministry and longevity was simply a daily routine filled with prayer, from which abundantly flowed her own deep holiness, gentleness, joyfulness, kindness, compassion and ability to accept everyone without judgment; a sensible diet; and appropriate exercise.