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Jocund

Jocund Meaning & Definition
Jocund Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jocund?

[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"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jocund: gay | jolly | jovial | joyous | merry | mirthful

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Jocund In Webster's Dictionary

\Joc"und\, [L. jocundus, jucundus, orig., helpful, fr. juvare to help. See {Aid}.] Merry; cheerful; gay; airy; lively; sportive. Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops. --Shak. Rural sports and jocund strains. --Prior. -- {Joc"und*ly}, adv. -- {Joc"und*ness}, n.
\Joc"und\, adv. Merrily; cheerfully. --Gray.

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