from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of rejoice.
- n. An act of showing joy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Joy; gladness; delight.
- n. The expression of joy or gladness.
- n. That which causes to rejoice; occasion of joy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The feeling and expression of joy and gladness; procedure expressive of joy; festivity.
- n. The experience of joy.
- n. A subject of joy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a feeling of great happiness
- n. the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
- adj. joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
Sorry, no etymologies found.
This kind of rejoicing is a little shocking and, frankly, a lot ugly.
The global community has joined together in rejoicing at the rescue of 33 Chilean miners.
[W] e should not gloat over how self-aware we are for confessing them; the occasion for rejoicing is when we have a little less to confess.
Now, Ubuntuites, the time of rejoicing is here as you can finally access the UbuntuOne Music Store in Banshee yourself!
The rejoicing is short-lived, however, for on the return to his house it is his daughter that he sees coming out to meet him.
To hear those fans rejoicing is music to the ears of Johnny Pesky, 85, the former Red Sox shortstop who was blamed for a fielding miscue in the 1946 World Series loss.
Republicans, despite having enjoyed an immediate fundraising advantage under the law, lost no time in rejoicing when it seemed that it would weaken.
This rejoicing (which we have described before) they called the rejoicing of the law, or for the law: for by waters they often understand the law, Isaiah
The slaves, who are sometimes described as rejoicing at their captivity, are so wrung with misery at leaving their country, that it is the constant practise to set sail in the night, lest they should be sensible of their departure.
When the fortnight of rejoicing is over its signs are removed, and after the outbreak of extravagant expenditure the Chinese return to their quiet, industrious habits and frugal ways.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.