joyfully

joyful

[joi-fuhl]
adjective
1.
full of joy, as a person or one's heart; glad; delighted.
2.
showing or expressing joy, as looks, actions, or speech.
3.
causing or bringing joy, as an event, a sight, or news; delightful: the joyful announcement of their marriage.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see joy, -ful

joyfully, adverb
joyfulness, noun
overjoyful, adjective
overjoyfully, adverb
overjoyfulness, noun
unjoyful, adjective
unjoyfully, adverb


1. joyous, happy, blithe; buoyant, elated, jubilant. See gay.


1. melancholy.
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joyful (ˈdʒɔɪfʊl)
 
adj
1.  full of joy; elated
2.  expressing or producing joy: a joyful look; a joyful occasion
 
'joyfully
 
adv
 
'joyfulness
 
n

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