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ˈglæd səmglad·some

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gladsomeadjective

    experiencing or expressing gladness or joy

    "a gladsome smile"; "a gladsome occasion"


  1. gladsomeadjective

    happy, joyous, or light-hearted.

    Many people are gladsome on their birthdays.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gladsomeadjective

    Etymology: from glad.

    The highest angels to and fro descend,
    From highest heaven in gladsome company. Fairy Queen.

    The gladsome ghosts in circling troops attend,
    And with unweary’d eyes behold their friend:
    Delight to hover near. John Dryden, Æn. b. iv.

    Each morn they wak’d me with a sprightly lay;
    Of opening heav’n they sung and gladsome day. Matthew Prior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gladsomeadjective

    pleased; joyful; cheerful

  2. Gladsomeadjective

    causing joy, pleasure, or cheerfulness; having the appearance of gayety; pleasing

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gladsome in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gladsome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    a conveyance that transports people or objects
    • A. vehicle
    • B. staff
    • C. model
    • D. plantation

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