Jocund vs Light-hearted - What's the difference?

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Jocund is a related term of light-hearted.


As adjectives the difference between jocund and light-hearted

is that jocund is jovial; exuberant; lighthearted; merry and in high spirits; exhibiting happiness while light-hearted is .

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

    Derived terms

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    light-hearted

    English

    Adjective

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