jocund jocund


  • (adj) full of or showing high-spirited merriment



  1. The jocund vitality which lured Grischa to mad escape is no less vivid than his fatalistic reluctance to escape again.
  2. The brow of Dean Inge, never very jocund at best, was painfully overcast.
  3. Da, meaning dad, is what this salty Irish play is all about, and in the title role, Barnard Hughes is formidable and irresistibly jocund.


  • Singer Javier Colon Hosting Hartford Spelling Bee

    Teams From Schools, Youth Groups, Businesses Compete Oct. 4 The event coming up in Hartford on Oct. 4 will require a lot of jocund alacrity. The participants must be imperturbable, not larmoyant, not be shillyshallyers, and try their best to be wunderkinds.        
    on September 23, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

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