Nimble vs Jocund - What's the difference?
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Nimble is a related term of jocund.
As adjectives the difference between nimble and jocund
is that nimble
is quick and light in movement or action while jocund
is jovial; exuberant; lighthearted; merry and in high spirits; exhibiting happiness.
Quick and light in movement or action.
Quick-witted and alert.
- He was too nimble for the assailant and easily escaped his grasp.
- She has a nimble mind and can improvise in any situation.
Jovial; exuberant; lighthearted; merry and in high spirits; exhibiting happiness.
* (rfdate), Thomas Shelton, translator, Don Quixote , Miguel de Cervantes
* (rfdate), William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
- 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 Wordsworth
- Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day / stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops.
- a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company