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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 joy·ous /ˈʤɔɪəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Joy·ous a.  Glad; gay; merry; joyful; also, affording or inspiring joy; with of before the word or words expressing the cause of joy.
    Is this your joyous city?   --Is. xxiii. 7.
    They all as glad as birds of joyous prime.   --Spenser.
    And joyous of our conquest early won.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- Merry; lively; blithe; gleeful; gay; glad; mirthful; sportive; festive; joyful; happy; blissful; charming; delightful.
 -- Joy*ous*ly, adv. -- Joy*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: full of or characterized by joy; "felt a joyous abandon"
             [ant: joyless]
      2: full of or suggesting exultant happiness; "a joyful heart";
         "a joyful occasion"; "the joyous news"; "joyous laughter"
         [syn: joyful]