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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gladness, gladfulness, gladsomenessnoun

    experiencing joy and pleasure

Wiktionary

  1. gladnessnoun

    The state of being glad; joy.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gladnessnoun

    Cheerfulness; joy; exultation.

    Etymology: from glad.

    By such degrees the spreading gladness grew
    In every heart, which fear had froze before:
    The standing streets with so much joy they view,
    That with less grief the perish’d they deplore. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gladnessnoun

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

  2. Etymology: [AS. gldnes.]

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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

Examples of gladness in a Sentence

  1. Euripides, Electra, 413 B.C.:

    I care for riches, to make giftsTo friends, or lead a sick man back to healthWith ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealthFor daily gladness; once a man be doneWith hunger, rich and poor are all as one.

  2. Saadi:

    The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.

  3. Washington Irving:

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

  4. Ecclesiastes:

    Give not over thy soul to sorrow and afflict not thyself in thy own counsel. Gladness of heart is the life of man and the joyfulness of man is length of days.

  5. Eddy M Reyes:

    Do what you do with gladness and you will be rewarded accordingly.

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