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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: jovial(0.01033 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to jovial.
English → English (WordNet)
adj : full of or showing high-spirited merriment; “when hearts
were young and gay”; “a poet could not but be gay, in
such a jocund company”- Wordsworth; “the jolly crowd at
the reunion”; “jolly old Saint Nick”; “a jovial old
gentleman”; “have a merry Christmas”; “peals of merry
laughter”; “a mirthful laugh” [syn: gay, jocund, jolly,
English → English (gcide)
jovial \jo"vi*al\, a. [F., fr. L. Jovialis pertaining to Jove.
The planet Jupiter was thought to make those born under it
joyful or jovial. See Jove.]
1. [capitalized] Of or pertaining to the god, or the planet,
Our jovial star reigned at his birth. --Shak.
The fixed stars astrologically differenced by the
planets, and esteemed Martial or Jovial according to
the colors whereby they answer these planets. --Sir
2. Sunny; serene. [Obs.] “The heavens always joviall.”
3. Gay; merry; joyous; jolly; mirth-inspiring; hilarious;
characterized by mirth or jollity; as, a jovial youth; a
jovial company; a jovial poem.
Be bright and jovial among your guests. --Shak.
His odes are some of them panegyrical, others moral;
the rest are jovial or bacchanalian. --Dryden.
Note: This word is a relic of the belief in planetary
influence. Other examples are saturnine, mercurial,
martial, lunatic, etc.
Syn: Merry; joyous; gay; festive; mirthful; gleeful; jolly;