gladfulness vs gladness what difference

what is difference between gladfulness and gladness

English

Etymology

gladful +‎ -ness

Noun

gladfulness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being gladful.


English

Etymology

From glad +‎ -ness.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡlædnəs/
  • Hyphenation: glad‧ness

Noun

gladness (countable and uncountable, plural gladnesses)

  1. The state of being glad; joy.
    • 1953, Samuel Beckett, Watt
      But as time, as time will, drew on, and Watt’s period of service on the ground floor approached its term, then this wish and this fear, and so this sorrow and this gladness, like so many other wishes and fears, so many other sorrows and gladnesses, grew duller and duller and gradually ceased to be felt, at all.

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