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English definition of “joyful”

joyful

adjective uk   /ˈdʒɔɪ.fəl/ us  
very happy: Christmas is such a joyful time of year. I don't have very much to feel joyful about/over at the moment.Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
joyfully
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
joyfulness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Pleasure and happiness
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