jovial

Definitions:

  • Marked by hearty conviviality and good cheer.
  • Pertaining to or characteristic of the god Jove or Jupiter; Jove-like; powerful; majestic: as, <em>Jovial</em> attributes.
  • Of or pertaining to the planet Jupiter: as, the <em>Jovial</em> satellites.
  • In <em>astrology</em>, under the influence of the planet Jupiter; derived from Jupiter as a natal planet, which, like Jove himself, was regarded as the source of joy and happiness: as, the <em>Jovial</em> temperament.
  • Hence [<em>lowercase</em>] Characterized by cheerfulness or gaiety; joyous; merry; jolly: opposed to <em>grave</em>: as, a <em>jovial</em> fellow.
  • [<em>lowercase</em>] In <em>alchemy</em>, of or pertaining to tin.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Mirthful</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="jolly">jolly</internalXref>.
  • Of or pertaining to the god, or the planet, Jupiter.
  • Sunny; serene.
  • Gay; merry; joyous; jolly; mirth-inspiring; hilarious; characterized by mirth or jollity
  • Pertaining to <xref>Jove</xref> or <xref>Zeus</xref>; <xref>Jovian</xref>.
  • Pertaining to the planet <xref>Jupiter</xref>; <xref>Jovian</xref>.
  • Under the influence of the planet <xref>Jupiter</xref> (considered a source of happiness).
  • <xref>Merry</xref>; cheerful and good-humored.
  • full of or showing high-spirited merriment
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