gladness

  • 1 Gladness — Glad ness, n. [AS. gl[ae]dnes.] State or quality of being glad; pleasure; joyful satisfaction; cheerfulness. [1913 Webster] They . . . did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart. Acts ii. 46. [1913 Webster] Note: Gladness is rarely… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 gladness — O.E. glædnes; see GLAD (Cf. glad) + NESS (Cf. ness) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 gladness — [n] happiness animation, blitheness, cheer, cheerfulness, delight, felicity, gaiety, glee, high spirits*, hilarity, jollity, joy, joyousness, mirth, pleasure; concept 410 Ant. sorrow, unhappiness, woe …

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  • 4 gladness — glad ► ADJECTIVE (gladder, gladdest) 1) pleased; delighted. 2) (often glad of) grateful. 3) causing happiness. DERIVATIVES gladly adverb gladness noun …

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  • 5 gladness — noun see glad I …

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  • 6 gladness — See gladly. * * * …

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  • 7 gladness — noun The state of being glad; joy …

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  • 8 gladness — Synonyms and related words: beatification, beatitude, bewitchment, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, blitheness, blithesomeness, brightness, cheer, cheerfulness, cheeriness, cheery vein, cloud nine, delectation, delight, ecstasy, ecstatics,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 gladness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cheer, mirth, delight; see happiness 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A condition of supreme well being and good spirits: beatitude, blessedness, bliss, cheer, cheerfulness, felicity, happiness, joy, joyfulness. See HAPPY …

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  • 10 gladness — sb. RG. 195, 530 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 11 gladness — glad·ness || glædnɪs n. happiness, joyfulness …

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  • 12 gladness — n. Joy, joyfulness, joyousness, happiness, gratification, delight, pleasure …

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  • 13 gladness — n cheer, cheerfulness, gayness, gaiety; good or high spirits, blitheness, blithesomeness, light heartedness, buoyancy; joy, delight, pleasure, happiness, felicity; joyfulness, joyousness, jubilation, exhilaration, exultation, glee, elation;… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14 gladness — glad·ness …

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  • 15 gladness — See: glad …

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  • 16 gladness —    Oli oli, nēnēle a. See glad …

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

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  • 18 Gladness Stakes — The Gladness Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in the Republic of Ireland for four year old and above thoroughbreds. It is run over a distance of 7 furlongs (1,408 metres) at the Curragh in April. It is named in honour of the Irish trained… …

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  • 19 Mickell Gladness — No. 32   Dakota Wizards Center Personal information Date of birth July 26, 1986 (1986 07 26) (age 25) Place of birth …

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  • 20 The Moon of Much Gladness — Infobox Book | name = The Moon of Much Gladness image caption = Dust jacket from the first edition author = Ernest Bramah cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = Kai Lung genre = Fantasy novel release date = 1932… …

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