Definitions for jocundˈdʒɒk ənd, ˈdʒoʊ kənd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

joc•undˈdʒɒk ənd, ˈdʒoʊ kənd(adj.)

  1. cheerful; merry; jolly.

Origin of jocund:

1350–1400; < LL jocundus, alter. of L jūcundus pleasant, der. of juv(āre) to help, benefit, delight

joc′und•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful(adj)

    full of or showing high-spirited merriment

    "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a mirthful laugh"

Wiktionary

  1. jocund(Adjective)

    jovial, exuberant, lighthearted; merry and in high spirits : exhibiting happiness

  2. Origin: From jocond, from iucundus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jocund

    merry; cheerful; gay; airy; lively; sportive

  2. Jocund(adverb)

    merrily; cheerfully

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