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Synonyms for gladness

a condition of supreme well-being and good spirits

Synonyms for gladness

experiencing joy and pleasure

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Her victory was announced by an unusual tranquillity and gladness of soul which followed the relinquishing of my ancient and latterly tormenting studies.
Few or no words were spoken; and the silent ship, as if manned by painted sailors in wax, day after day tore on through all the swift madness and gladness of the demoniac waves.
His glassy eyes and his ashy face were alight in an instant with pleasure, grati- tude, gladness, welcome:
Up in his room he hugged me, he was so out of his head for gladness because he was going traveling.
Many a night he vaguely and unhappily wandered there, when wine had brought no transitory gladness to him; many a dreary daybreak revealed his solitary figure lingering there, and still lingering there when the first beams of the sun brought into strong relief, removed beauties of architecture in spires of churches and lofty buildings, as perhaps the quiet time brought some sense of better things, else forgotten and unattainable, into his mind.
By her help I also now Make this churlish place allow Something that may sweeten gladness In the very gall of sadness-- The dull loneness, the black shade, That these hanging vaults have made The strange music of the waves Beating on these hollow caves, This black den which rocks emboss, Overgrown with eldest moss, The rude portals that give light More to terror than delight, This my chamber of neglect
He will have to win or go close in the Gladness if he is to run in the Irish 2,000 because I am not going to mess about.
They include the Group 3 Gladness Stakes at the Curragh on April 3 and maiden races on March 20 and over the course's Guineas weekend in May.
SAGITTA 2,000 Guineas Hold That Tiger will lead Aidan O'Brien's entry in Sunday's Castlemartin and La Louviere Studs Gladness Stakes at The Curragh at this morning's forfeit stage.
IF Dermot Weld runs MAKE NO MISTAKE in the Castlemartin/La Louviere Studs Gladness Stakes at the Curragh today it will be a tip in itself.
The John Oxx-trained Rayeni, second in last year's Irish 2,000 Guineas, and Jim Bolger's Greenham Stakes winner Vocalised are among the 12 entries for the Group 3 Gladness Stakes, also at the Curragh on Sunday.
Since their Gladness clash, Gaelic Queen finished sixth to Rum Charger in the Athasi Stakes at the Curragh.
He had a minor holdup recently, so the Gladness Stakes at the Curragh next month might come a bit soon, but we hope to get a race into him before considering the Lockinge.
The latter ended the unbeaten record of Johannesburg in the Gladness Stakes.
Started his Classic season with a four-length win at 1-6 in the Gladness Stakes at the Curragh, but not seen after finishing third, at 4-9, to Nonoalco in the 2,000 Guineas Armiger 1992 The Henry Cecil-trained colt zipped to a six-length success but, after following up when 4-6 in the Chester Vase, he failed to land another success, although he was runner-up to Bob's Return in the St Leger Crowded House 2008 Rumoured that connections turned down upwards of pounds 7 million for their three-and-a-half-length winner (pictured right), who was winter favourite for the Investec Derby.