Gladsomeness
Gladsome Glad"some, a. 1. Pleased; joyful; cheerful. [1913 Webster]

2. Causing joy, pleasure, or cheerfulness; having the appearance of gayety; pleasing. [1913 Webster]

Of opening heaven they sung, and gladsome day. --Prior. -- {Glad"some*ly}, adv. -- {Glad"some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Hours of perfect gladsomeness. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gladsomeness — glad some*ness n. The state of experiencing joy and pleasure. Syn: gladness, gladfulness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gladsomeness — noun see gladsome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gladsomeness — noun gladness …   Wiktionary

  • gladsomeness — glad·some·ness …   English syllables

  • gladsomeness — noun experiencing joy and pleasure • Syn: ↑gladness, ↑gladfulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑gladsome, ↑glad (for: ↑gladness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gladfulness — noun experiencing joy and pleasure • Syn: ↑gladness, ↑gladsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑gladsome (for: ↑gladsomeness), ↑glad (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gladness — noun experiencing joy and pleasure • Syn: ↑gladfulness, ↑gladsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑gladsome (for: ↑gladsomeness), ↑glad • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allegresse — Al le gresse , n. [F. all[ e]gresse, fr. L. alacer sprightly.] Joy; gladsomeness. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gladsome — Glad some, a. 1. Pleased; joyful; cheerful. [1913 Webster] 2. Causing joy, pleasure, or cheerfulness; having the appearance of gayety; pleasing. [1913 Webster] Of opening heaven they sung, and gladsome day. Prior. {Glad some*ly}, adv. {Glad… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gladsomely — Gladsome Glad some, a. 1. Pleased; joyful; cheerful. [1913 Webster] 2. Causing joy, pleasure, or cheerfulness; having the appearance of gayety; pleasing. [1913 Webster] Of opening heaven they sung, and gladsome day. Prior. {Glad some*ly}, adv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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