Light-hearted is a related term of jovial.
As adjectives the difference between light-hearted and jovial
is that light-hearted
is while jovial
is (obsolete) pertaining to jove or zeus; jovian.
(obsolete) Pertaining to Jove or Zeus; Jovian.
(obsolete) Pertaining to the planet Jupiter; Jovian.
(astrology, obsolete) Under the influence of the planet Jupiter (considered a source of happiness).
Merry; cheerful and good-humored.
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The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=“[…] She takes the whole thing with desperate seriousness. But the others are all easy and jovial
—thinking about the good fare that is soon to be eaten, about the hired fly, about anything.”}}