Synonyms of joyous in English:


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1‘her joyous expression’

joyful, cheerful, happy, jolly, merry, bright, sunny, light-hearted, in good spirits, in high spirits, sparkling, bubbly, effervescent, exuberant, ebullient, cock-a-hoop, breezy, airy, cheery, sprightly, jaunty, smiling, grinning, beaming, laughing, mirthful, radiant
jubilant, overjoyed, beside oneself with joy, thrilled, ecstatic, euphoric, blissful, on cloud nine, on cloud seven, elated, delighted, glad, gleeful, gratified
jovial, genial, good-humoured, happy-go-lucky, carefree, unworried, untroubled, without a care in the world, full of the joys of spring
buoyant, optimistic, hopeful, full of hope, positive
content, contented
informal upbeat, chipper, chirpy, peppy, smiley, sparky, over the moon, on top of the world
North American informal peart
dated gay
Australian, New Zealand informal wrapped
literary jocund, gladsome, blithe, blithesome
archaic of good cheer

sad, miserable