Word of the Week (WOW) 12th July,2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week.

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To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave a link to it as a comment on Heena’s WOW post

 

Jocund

 

jocund\adjective\ˈjō-(ˌ)kənd

1. cheerful

2. marked by or suggestive of high spirits and lively mirthfulness

 

jo·cun·di·ty\jō-ˈkən-də-tē, jä-\ noun

 jo·cund·ly \ˈjä-kənd-lē, ˈjō-(ˌ)\ adverb

 

Examples:

1. old friends engaged in jocund teasing

 

Synonyms : joyous,blithesome, festive, gay, gleeful, jocose, jocular, merry, jolly, jovial, laughing, mirthful, sunny

 

 

Origin
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin jocundus, variant (influenced by jocus ‘joke’) of jucundus ‘pleasant, agreeable’, from juvare ‘to delight’.
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