What is another word for joyfulness?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɔ͡ɪfə͡lnəs] (IPA)

Joyfulness is a feeling of great delight and happiness. There are many other words that can be used to describe this emotion such as elation, ecstasy, jubilation, exuberance, exultation, glee, euphoria, merriment, and mirth. Elation is a feeling of extreme happiness and excitement while ecstasy is a state of intense joy. Jubilation refers to a great rejoicing or celebration. Exuberance is the state of being overflowing with joy while exultation is a feeling of great joy or triumph. Glee is a feeling of intense delight while euphoria is a state of extreme happiness and elation. Merriment is the state of being cheerful and merry while mirth is a feeling of merriment and amusement.

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What are the hypernyms for Joyfulness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for joyfulness?

Joyfulness is a state of feeling great pleasure and happiness. However, not every experience or emotion is joyful. The antonyms for joyfulness include sadness, sorrow, grief, and misery. These words represent negative emotions that are opposite to joyfulness. Sadness is the feeling of being unhappy or depressed. Sorrow is a deep feeling of sadness or regret. Grief is the intense feeling of sadness caused by a significant loss. Misery is the state of being extremely unhappy or uncomfortable. Though joyfulness is the most positive feeling one can have, its antonyms reflect the reality of human emotions and experiences that can be challenging and difficult to overcome.

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Usage examples for Joyfulness

But if towards Christmas you should chance to say to the ringers that such and such a chime seemed rung pleasantly, be certain that you will hear it night after night coming with a throbbing joyfulness through the starlit air-every note of the peal rising clear and distinct at the exact moment of time, as if struck by machinery, yet with a quivering undertone that dwells on the ear after the wave of sound has gone.
"Wild Life in a Southern County"
Richard Jefferies
There is an element of relaxation and of joyfulness in the rhythm of the music and the twinkling of the feet, which comes as a blessing into the dulness and monotony of life.
"Psychology and Social Sanity"
Hugo Münsterberg
And if, then, the tragical pain inherent in life be no argument against joyfulness, the zest of living can be obscured by nothing save the fear of total extinction.
"Prophets of Dissent Essays on Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Nietzsche and Tolstoy"
Otto Heller

Famous quotes with Joyfulness

  • Peace is a child's beautiful smile and a flower's freshness. Peace is an inner perception of joyfulness and happiness.
    Debasish Mridha
  • Give not over thy soul to sorrow and afflict not thyself in thy own counsel. Gladness of heart is the life of man and the joyfulness of man is length of days.
    Ecclesiastes
  • Happiness is an inner perception, inner joyfulness. We are happy when we express our kindness unconditionally. We are happy when we love someone unconditionally. By becoming the source of happiness for someone, we become happy. Happiness is the purpose of every creation.
    Debasish Mridha
  • An appreciating heart radiates happiness. Gratitude fills your life with bliss and joyfulness.
    Debasish Mridha
  • An attitude of gratitude is all about being grateful for all things. Irrespective of whether you are comfortable or not, favourable or not or satisfied or not. It is equally being happy everyday, regardless of your present state of health, condition or financial capacity or status. Yes of course, that's what having an attitude of gratitude really means. And in case you don't know. Even the scripture says in (PHILIPPIANS 4:4) it says, rejoice in the lord always and again I say rejoice, let your joyfulness and happiness be made known to all. Now, that is to say evidently and of a truth, you've got to imbibe and portray an attitude of gratitude. No matter what you are going through presently. Lest you forget, an attitude of gratitude if or when imbibed and portrayed wholeheartedly, will determine your altitude at the long run. Oh! yes, resolving to become and remain grateful will surely pay you off sooner or later in life.-Emeasoba George
    Emeasoba George

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