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joyful

adjective uk   us   /ˈdʒɔɪ.fəl/
very happy: Christmas is such a joyful time of year. I don't have very much to feel joyful about/over at the moment.
joyfully
adverb uk   us   /-i/
joyfulness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “joyful”
in Korean 즐거운…
in Arabic مُبْهِج, سار…
in Portuguese jubiloso, alegre, festivo…
in Catalan molt alegre, joiós…
in Japanese 喜びに満ちた…
in Italian festante, gioioso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高興的,快樂的…
in Russian радостный…
in Turkish neşeli, keyifli, sevindirici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高兴的,快乐的…
in Polish radosny…
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