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jocund


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jocund  \Joc"und\,  [L.  jocundus  jucundus  orig.,  helpful,  fr 
  juvare  to  help.  See  {Aid}.] 
  Merry;  cheerful;  gay;  airy;  lively;  sportive. 
 
  Night's  candles  are  burnt  out  and  jocund  day  Stands 
  tiptoe  on  the  misty  mountain  tops.  --Shak. 
 
  Rural  sports  and  jocund  strains.  --Prior. 
  --  {Joc"und*ly},  adv  --  {Joc"und*ness},  n. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jocund  \Joc"und\,  adv 
  Merrily;  cheerfully.  --Gray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jocund 
  adj  :  full  of  or  showing  high-spirited  merriment;  "when  hearts 
  were  young  and  gay";  "a  poet  could  not  but  be  gay,  in 
  such  a  jocund  company"-  Wordsworth;  "the  jolly  crowd  at 
  the  reunion";  "jolly  old  Saint  Nick";  "a  jovial  old 
  gentleman";  "have  a  merry  Christmas";  "peals  of  merry 
  laughter";  "a  mirthful  laugh"  [syn:  {gay},  {jolly},  {jovial}, 
  {merry},  {mirthful}] 




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