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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Joyful  \Joy"ful\,  a. 
  Full  of  joy;  having  or  causing  joy;  very  glad;  as  a  joyful 
  heart.  ``Joyful  tidings.''  --Shak. 
 
  My  soul  shall  be  joyful  in  my  God.  --Is.  lxi.  10. 
 
  Sad  for  their  loss  but  joyful  of  our  life.  --Pope. 
  --  {Joy"ful*ly},  adv  --  {Joy"ful*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  joyful 
  adj  1:  full  of  or  producing  joy;  "make  a  joyful  noise";  "a  joyful 
  occasion"  [ant:  {sorrowful}] 
  2:  full  of  high-spirited  delight  [syn:  {elated},  {gleeful},  {jubilant}] 
  3:  full  of  or  suggesting  exultant  happiness;  "a  joyful  heart"; 
  "a  joyful  occasion";  "the  joyous  news";  "joyous  laughter" 
  [syn:  {joyous}] 




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