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Adjective: joyous  joy-us
  1. Full of or characterized by joy
    "felt a joyous abandon"; "joyous laughter"

See also: cock-a-hoop, ecstatic, elated, enrapt, enraptured, festal, festive, gay, gleeful, gleesome [archaic], happy, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, jubilant, merry, mirthful, on top of the world, rapt, rapturous, rhapsodic, rhapsodical

Antonym: joyless

Encyclopedia: Joyous