joyfulness joyfulness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the emotion of great happiness

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The chorus sings some lofty and properly devotional counter point, but the lovely solo voices have arias that bounce and flow with the joyfulness of the Barber of Seville.
  2. Republican leaders congratulated one another with grins and handshakes, but their joyfulness was short-lived.

News

  1. The Jungle Book at Huntington Theatre Company

    We could not be more excited to welcome Mary Zimmerman back to the Huntington, and what better way to mark her triumphant return than a stage adaptation of The Jungle Book ? Some of our subscribers (and staff) still haven't fully recovered from the overwhelming joyfulness of her production of Candide , which kicked off our 30th Anniversary Season in 2011. Mary has spent much of her career re ...
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. The Jungle Book by Huntington Theatre Company

    We could not be more excited to welcome Mary Zimmerman back to the Huntington, and what better way to mark her triumphant return than a stage adaptation of The Jungle Book ? Some of our subscribers (and staff) still haven't fully recovered from the overwhelming joyfulness of her production of Candide , which kicked off our 30th Anniversary Season in 2011. Mary has spent much of her career re ...
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "All of a sudden we heard the families in a euphoric state, and all the shouting and screaming and joyfulness, and I asked my detachments, I said, 'Do you know what's happening?' Because we were wired in and we didn't know," Manchin said.
    on Jan 4, 2006 By: Joe Manchin Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "There was no doubt in my heart it had to be him," Herzog says. "No. 1, he has this kind of youthfulness and joyfulness in him. He has something very curious about him. And, of course, he's arguably the best actor of his generation."...
    on Jul 7, 2007 By: Werner Herzog Source: Hartford Courant

  3. Springsteen's longtime manager Jon Landau said, "We Shall Overcome The Seeger Sessions has a lightness and ease to it, a sheer joyfulness, that makes it very special from top to bottom. Bruce has taken a core group of classic American songs and...
    on Mar 3, 2006 By: Jon Landau Source: FMQB

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affectation affectation
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