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ˈdʒɒk ənd, ˈdʒoʊ kəndjo·cund

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthfuladjective

    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. jocundadjective

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

    Etymology: From jocond, from iucundus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jocund

    merry; cheerful; gay; airy; lively; sportive

    Etymology: [L. jocundus, jucundus, orig., helpful, fr. juvare to help. See Aid.]

  2. Jocundadverb

    merrily; cheerfully

    Etymology: [L. jocundus, jucundus, orig., helpful, fr. juvare to help. See Aid.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jocund

    jok′und, adj. in a jocose humour: merry: cheerful: pleasant.—ns. Jocund′ity, Jocund′ness.—adv. Joc′undly. [Fr.,—L. jocundusjocus.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jocund in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jocund in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of jocund in a Sentence

  1. Don Marquis:

    Between the years of ninety-two and a hundred and two, however, we shall be the ribald, useless, drunken, outcast person we have always wished to be. We shall have a long white beard and long white hair; we shall not walk at all, but recline in a wheel chair and bellow for alcoholic beverages; in the winter we shall sit before the fire with our feet in a bucket of hot water, a decanter of corn whiskey near at hand, and write ribald songs against organized society; strapped to one arm of our chair will be a forty-five calibre revolver, and we shall shoot out the lights when we want to go to sleep, instead of turning them off; when we want air we shall throw a silver candlestick through the front window and be damned to it; we shall address public meetings in a vein of jocund malice. We shall but we dont wish to make any one envious of the good time that is coming to us We look forward to a disreputable, vigorous, unhonoured, and disorderly old age.

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