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Word Nerd: Joyance

Word Nerd Header Apr 2016 via LaWhimsyjoyance definition Word Nerd via LaWhimsyJoyance is a joyous feeling or festivity. Joyance is an archaic term first used in the 1590’s that combines joy and -ance (a quality or state in this instance).

Joyance is a delightful, engaging term that means exactly what it is – a joyous, gladsome feeling.

joyance personified original photo by priscilla du preez via LaWhimsyJoyance personified / that is my goal/ a sense of delight to caress the soul./ How glorious / how divinely grand / to choose such a gladsome way to live in this land… ~ Ella

I am currently in a state of joyance since I finally have a new computer and the ability to create new content to share here ~ Huzzah!

Namaste ~ Ella

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