What does gladness mean?

Definitions for gladness

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gladness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gladness, gladfulness, gladsomeness(noun)

    experiencing joy and pleasure

Wiktionary

  1. gladness(Noun)

    The state of being glad; joy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gladness(noun)

    state or quality of being glad; pleasure; joyful satisfaction; cheerfulness

  2. Origin: [AS. gldnes.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gladness in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gladness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Samuel Johnson:

    Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.

  2. Washington Irving:

    A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.

  3. Samuel Johnson:

    Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.

  4. Euripides:

    I care for riches, to make gifts To friends, or lead a sick man back to health With ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealth For daily gladness once a man be done With hunger, rich and poor are all as one.

  5. R. J. Baughan:

    We find greatest joy, not in getting, but in expressing what we are...Men do not really live for honors or for pay their gladness is not the taking and holding, but in doing, the striving, the building, the living. It is a higher joy to teach than to be taught. It is good to get justice, but better to do it fun to have things but more to make them. The happy man is he who lives the life of love, not for the honors it may bring, but for the life itself.

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