Definition of joyous:
tickled, gratified, gay, pleased, elated, jolly, mirthful, chuffed, fairylike, good, rhapsodic, satisfied, animated, joyful, jubilant, glad, aerial, gleeful, happy, festal, thankful, enraptured, light, study at happy, sprightly, frolicsome, jovial, rapturous, heartwarming, cheerful, jocund, gladsome, gala, cheery, satisfying, life-affirming, blissful, merry, uplifting, exhilarating, airy, ethereal, glad, festive, delighted, pleasing, ecstatic, lively.
- "Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890", Octavius Brooks Frothingham.
- "Little Rivers A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness", Henry van Dyke.
- "Shawn of Skarrow", James Tandy Ellis.