Joyous and Woebegone


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Joyous adjective – Experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or delight.
Usage example: a joyous crowd eagerly awaiting the countdown to midnight on New Year's Eve

Woebegone is an antonym for joyous.
Nearby Words: joy, joyously
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Woebegone adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: the most woebegone people that I had ever seen in my life

Joyous is an antonym for woebegone.
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Woebegone and Joyous. (2016). Retrieved 2021, February 26, from
Joyous & Woebegone. N.p., 2016. Web. 26 Feb. 2021. <>.
Woebegone or Joyous. 2016. Accessed February 26, 2021.

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