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  • 1 joyousness — joyous ► ADJECTIVE chiefly literary ▪ full of happiness and joy. DERIVATIVES joyously adverb joyousness noun …

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  • 2 Joyousness — Joyous Joy ous, a. [OE. joyous, joious, joios, F. joyeux.See {Joy}.] Glad; gay; merry; joyful; also, affording or inspiring joy; with of before the word or words expressing the cause of joy. [1913 Webster] Is this your joyous city? Is. xxiii. 7.… …

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  • 3 joyousness — noun see joyous …

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  • 4 joyousness — See joyously. * * * …

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  • 5 joyousness — noun the state of being joyous …

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  • 6 joyousness — n. cheerfulness, joyfulness, mirthfulness, gaiety, gladness …

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  • 7 joyousness — joy·ous·ness …

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  • 8 joyousness — See: joyous …

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  • 9 joyousness — noun the emotion of great happiness • Syn: ↑joy, ↑joyfulness • Ant: ↑sorrow (for: ↑joy) • Derivationally related forms: ↑joyful ( …

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  • 10 joyfulness — noun the emotion of great happiness • Syn: ↑joy, ↑joyousness • Ant: ↑sorrow (for: ↑joy) • Derivationally related forms: ↑joyful, ↑ …

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  • 11 Exhilaration — Ex*hil a*ra tion, n. [L., exhilaratio.] 1. The act of enlivening the spirits; the act of making glad or cheerful; a gladdening. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being enlivened or cheerful. [1913 Webster] Exhilaration hath some affinity with joy,… …

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  • 12 Hilarity — Hi*lar i*ty (?; 277), n. [L. hilaritas: cf. F. hilarit[ e]. See {Hilarious}.] Boisterous mirth; merriment; jollity. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Note: Hilarity differs from joy: the latter, excited by good news or prosperity, is an affection of the… …

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  • 13 joyfulness — n. the emotion of great happiness. Syn: joy, joyousness. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 14 Mirth — Mirth, n. [OE. mirthe, murthe, merthe, AS. myr[eth], myrg[eth], merh[eth], mirh[eth]. See {Merry}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Merriment; gayety accompanied with laughter; jollity. [1913 Webster] Then will I cause to cease . . . from the streets of… …

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  • 15 joyous — adjective Date: 14th century joyful • joyously adverb • joyousness noun …

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  • 16 Walther von der Vogelweide — (c. 1170 c. 1230) is the most celebrated of the Middle High German lyric poets.Life historyFor all his fame, Walther s name is not found in contemporary records, with the exception of a solitary mention in the travelling accounts of Bishop… …

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  • 17 Charles Lever — Cornelius O Dowd redirects here. Charles Lever Charles James Lever (31 August 1806 1 June 1872) was an Irish novelist. Contents 1 Biography …

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  • 18 Impassibility — (from Latin in , not , passibilis , able to suffer, experience emotion ) describes the theological doctrine that God does not experience pain or pleasure from the actions of another being. Some theological systems portray God as a being subject… …

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  • 19 Tract (liturgy) — The tract (Latin: tractus) is part of the proper of the Roman Mass, which is used instead of the Alleluia during Lenten or pre Lenten seasons, and a few other penitential occasions, when the joyousness of an Alleluia is deemed inappropriate.… …

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  • 20 The Mysteries (play) — The Mysteries is a version of the medieval English mystery plays presented at London s National Theatre in 1977. The cycle of three plays tells the story of the Bible from the creation to the last judgement.It is based largely on the Wakefield… …

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