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1. jovial

adjective. ['ˈdʒoʊviːəl'] full of or showing high-spirited merriment.

Synonyms

  • mirthful
  • gay
  • jocund
  • joyous
  • merry

Antonyms

  • unreasonably
  • immoderately
  • humorless
  • colourless

Etymology

  • jovial (French)
  • gioviale (Italian)

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Rhymes with Jovial

  • anthiel
  • arboreal
  • ariel
  • asiel
  • aviall
  • bacterial
  • biaxial
  • bicentennial
  • biennial
  • binomial
  • biomaterial
  • bronchial
  • burial
  • centennial
  • cereal
  • ceremonial
  • coaxial
  • collegial
  • colloquial
  • colonial

How do you pronounce jovial?

Pronounce jovial as ˈʤoʊviəl.

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Sentences with jovial


1. Adjective
They are thought of as having silent yet jovial temperaments.

Quotes about jovial


1. Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant.
- Washington Irving

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