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gladsome

[glad-suh m] /ˈglæd səm/
adjective
1.
giving or causing joy; delightful.
2.
glad.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English; see glad1, -some1
Related forms
gladsomely, adverb
gladsomeness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gladsomeness

gladsome

/ˈɡlædsəm/
adjective
1.
an archaic word for glad1
Derived Forms
gladsomely, adverb
gladsomeness, noun
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Word Origin and History for gladsomeness

gladsome

adj.

late 14c., gladsum; see glad + -some (1).

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