Origin of jocund
Related formsjoc·und·ly, adverbqua·si-joc·und, adjectivequa·si-joc·und·ly, adverbun·joc·und, adjective
Examples from the Web for jocund
Wagonloads of ripe Jersey tomatoes making their way to the soup factory are a jocund sight across the river just now.
In the glow of the little yellow flames Pan seemed to be piping a jocund melody.Roads from Rome|Anne C. E. Allinson
However it is embroidered over with joys and jocund devices, with merriment or frivolity, every man knows its solemnity.Talks on Writing English|Arlo Bates
And yet, perhaps it is worth it, for what a jocund and pantheistic merriment possesses us when we escape from the shop!
He sighed for the joyous chace, for the jocund hour of return.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 2 (of 4)|Jane Porter