Synonyms for jocund
Antonyms for jocund
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JOCUND
There was something half painful in their jocund gayety and archness.
Her jocund laugh and merry voice, indeed, first attracted my attention.
And he was as jocund a bridegroom as ever put a ring upon a lady's finger.
As for my children, they, jocund in youth, delight in present existence.
I could listen 'till "Jocund day stood tip-toe on the mountain."
There was a high and jocund chorus of congratulation and applause.
The life was jocund, but sober, for the Moors abstained from wine.
He sighed for the joyous chace, for the jocund hour of return.
Then, through this hemisphere of jocund quiet, there sounds the "All's well" of the watch.
It was her rle to be jocund and amusing, and no one took her seriously.
late 14c., from Latin iocundus (source of Spanish jocunde, Italian giocondo), variant (influenced by iocus "joke") of Latin iucundus "pleasant," originally "helpful," contraction of *iuvicundus, from iuvare "to please, benefit, help" (see adjutant).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR JOCUND
- full of pep
- in good spirits
- in high spirits
- sunny side up