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Meaning of GLADSOME

Pronunciation:  'gladsum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  experiencing or expressing gladness or joy; "a gladsome smile"; "a gladsome occasion"
 

GLADSOME is a 8 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: glad
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Glad"some\, a.
1. Pleased; joyful; cheerful.

2. Causing joy, pleasure, or cheerfulness; having the
   appearance of gayety; pleasing.

         Of opening heaven they sung, and gladsome day.
                                               --Prior.
   -- {Glad"some*ly}, adv. -- {Glad"some*ness}, n.

         Hours of perfect gladsomeness.        --Wordsworth.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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