Sentence Examples


  • It was the joyous weekend my future wife and I made public our marriage plans, with no one listening.
  • While Howie was joyous that the kidnapper might be apprehended, he remained shaken by having watched the abduction.
  • Fred was absolutely joyous when Dean presented him with the unprocessed fingerprint card and promptly tore it into pea-size pieces.
  • Though querulous because of his non-preferment, De Quincey tells us that "his lordship was a joyous, jovial, and cordial host."
  • In his last work Fechner, aged but full of hope, contrasts this joyous "daylight view" of the world with the dead, dreary "night view" of materialism.

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