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Meaning of GLADSOME

Pronunciation:  'gladsum

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.
   -- {Glad"some*ly}, adv. -- {Glad"some*ness}, n.

         Hours of perfect gladsomeness.        --Wordsworth.

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