Alert vs Jocund - What's the difference?

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Alert is a related term of jocund.


As a proper noun alert

is the northernmost inhabited place in nunavut, canada.

As an adjective jocund is

jovial; exuberant; lighthearted; merry and in high spirits; exhibiting happiness.

alert

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Attentive; awake; on guard.
  • (obsolete) Brisk; nimble; moving with celerity.
  • * Addison
  • an alert young fellow

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An alarm.
  • A notification of higher importance than an advisory.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To give warning to.
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    jocund

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Jovial; exuberant; lighthearted; merry and in high spirits; exhibiting happiness.
  • * (rfdate), Thomas Shelton, translator, Don Quixote , Miguel de Cervantes
  • There was once a widow, fair, young, free, rich, and withal very pleasant and jocund , that fell in love with a certain round and well-set servant of a college.
  • * (rfdate), William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
  • Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day / stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops.
  • * (rfdate) William Wordsworth
  • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company

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