Definitions for: Jocund
[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"
Webster (1913) Definition: Joc"und, [L. jocundus, jucundus, orig., helpful, fr.
juvare to help. See Aid.]
Merry; cheerful; gay; airy; lively; sportive.
Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands
tiptoe on the misty mountain tops. --Shak.
Rural sports and jocund strains. --Prior.
-- Joc"und*ly, adv. -- Joc"und*ness, n.
Merrily; cheerfully. --Gray.
Synonyms: gay, jolly, jovial, joyous, merry, mirthful
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