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English definition of “joyous”

joyous

adjective     /ˈdʒɔɪ.əs/ literary
full of joy; very happy: a joyous hymn/event/voiceFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something joyously     /-li/ adverb joyousness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
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