Sprightly and lighthearted in disposition, character, or quality.
The definition of jocund is something or someone cheery and light-hearted.
A cheerful and happy birthday party is an example of something that would be described as jocund.
Origin of jocund
- Middle English from Old French jocond from Latin iūcundus, iōcundus from iuvāre to help, delight
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French jocond, from Latin iūcundus (“pleasant, agreeable”).