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1. joyful

adjective. ['ˈdʒɔɪfəl'] full of high-spirited delight.

Synonyms

  • joyous
  • elated
  • jubilant

Antonyms

  • dysphoric
  • depressing
  • infelicitous
  • dejected

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • joy (English)
  • joye (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Joyful

  • teufel

How do you pronounce joyful?

Pronounce joyful as ˈʤɔɪfəl.

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Sentences with joyful


1. Adjective
October is a joyful time to visit Paris.

Quotes about joyful


1. Today we bury his remains in the earth as a seed of immortality. Our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time of joyful hope and profound gratitude.
- Pope Benedict XVI

2. Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.
- Ralph Marston

3. When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you.
- Shannon L. Alder

2. joyful

adjective. ['ˈdʒɔɪfəl'] full of or producing joy.

Synonyms

  • joyous
  • overjoyed
  • beatific

Antonyms

  • unhappy
  • sorrowful
  • unhappiness
  • sad

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • joy (English)
  • joye (Middle English (1100-1500))
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