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noun as in elatedness

noun as in gladness

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We expected to see the old gods and goddesses again to participate in the joyousness of an ancient mirth.

In general, it was joyousness which was poured out in these hymns.

There was a sort of glorying in its deep tone; it was not the hollow hysteric of shame and despair—it spoke a sanguine joyousness!

He was so confident of it that his cheerful mood deepened, turned in fact into joyousness.

Her piquant face was radiant with happiness, the whole effect of her was of a sort of buoyant joyousness.


On this page you'll find 902 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to joyousness, such as: delight, encouragement, glee, joy, optimism, and animation.

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