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Emotion IntensityPlay
Use 'joyous' to describe very high levels of happiness, more intense than simply 'happy'. SlideHer face was joyous when she heard the good news.
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Celebratory ContextPlay
'Joyous' fits situations involving celebration, like festivals or major life events. SlideThe streets were filled with joyous crowds during the carnival.
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Not Just PersonalPlay
'Joyous' can refer to shared happiness in a group, not just an individual's emotion. SlideThe victory resulted in a joyous atmosphere in the entire town.