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joy·ous

 (joi′əs)
adj.
Feeling, showing, or causing joy; joyful. See Synonyms at glad1.

joy′ous·ly adv.
joy′ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.joyously - in a joyous and gleeful manner; "the old man had greeted her gleefully"
Translations
بِفَرَح، بابْتِهاج
radostně
glædeligtlykkeligt
glaîlega
keyifleneşeyle

joyously

adv (liter)freudig

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 ?
He thought it must be a game his mother and the men of the town were playing with him and laughed joyously.
To all this I joyously assented; for besides the affection I now felt for Queequeg, he was an experienced harpooneer, and as such, could not fail to be of great usefulness to one, who, like me, was wholly ignorant of the mysteries of whaling, though well acquainted with the sea, as known to merchant seamen.
It was a Nantucket ship, the Bachelor, which had just wedged in her last cask of oil, and bolted down her bursting hatches; and now, in glad holiday apparel, was joyously, though somewhat vain-gloriously, sailing round among the widely-separated ships on the ground, previous to pointing her prow for home.
Eva joyously pointed out the various spires, domes, and way-marks, by which she recognized her native city.
That's just what I was doing," said the man, joyously, "and it's the biggest luck in the world that I've found you.
and the light of battle gleamed joyously in the Judge's eye.
Poor Huck was too distressed to smile, but the old man laughed loud and joyously, shook up the details of his anatomy from head to foot, and ended by saying that such a laugh was money in a-man's pocket, be- cause it cut down the doctor's bill like everything.
Elton's sanguine state of mind, he tried to take her hand again, as he joyously exclaimed
You smell like flowers and--and fresh things," he cried out quite joyously.
But being thoroughly good-natured, and not much caring what they laughed at, so that they laughed at any rate, he encouraged them in their merriment, and passed the bottle joyously.
I will answer for my patron,'' said the Priest, joyously.
Like the chaste Susannah of the Bible, whom the Elders hardly saw, she established herself joyously and full of hope in Paris, while all Alencon was deploring her misfortunes, for which the ladies of two Societies(Charity and Maternity) manifested the liveliest sympathy.