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Definition of Joy
JoyJoy Joy, n. [OE. joye, OF. joye, joie, goie, F. joie, L.
gaudia, pl. of gaudium joy, fr. gaudere to rejoice, to be
glad; cf. Gr. ? to rejoice, ? proud. Cf. Gaud, Jewel.]
1. The passion or emotion excited by the acquisition or
expectation of good; pleasurable feelings or emotions
caused by success, good fortune, and the like, or by a
rational prospect of possessing what we love or desire;
gladness; exhilaration of spirits; delight.
Her heavenly form beheld, all wished her joy.
Glides the smooth current of domestic joy.
Who, for the joy that was set before him, endured
the cross, despising the shame. --Heb. xii. 2.
Tears of true joy for his return. --Shak.
Joy is a delight of the mind, from the consideration
of the present or assured approaching possession of
a good. --Locke.
2. That which causes joy or happiness.
For ye are our glory and joy. --1 Thess. ii.
A thing of beauty is a joy forever. --Keats.
3. The sign or exhibition of joy; gayety; mirth; merriment;
Such joy made Una, when her knight she found.
The roofs with joy resound. --Dryden.
Note: Joy is used in composition, esp. with participles, to
from many self-explaining compounds; as, joy-hells,
joy-ringing, joy-inspiring, joy-resounding, etc.
Syn: Gladness; pleasure; delight; happiness; exultation;
transport; felicity; ecstasy; rapture; bliss; gayety;
mirth; merriment; festivity; hilarity. JoyJoy Joy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Joyed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Joying.] [OF. joir, F. jouir. See Joy, n.]
To rejoice; to be glad; to delight; to exult.
I will joy in the God of my salvation. --Hab. iii.
In whose sight all things joy. --Milton.
Meaning of Joy from wikipedia
- for other
uses, see joy (disambiguation). joy is an emotion
to a pleasant observation
or a remembrance
thereof. the reason
for a joyful
- this article
the band. for other
uses, see joy division
(disambiguation). joy division
were an english
rock band formed
in 1976 in salford, greater
- the joy luck club may refer
to: the joy luck club (novel), a 1989 best-selling novel written
by amy tan the joy luck club (film), a 1993 american
- joy williams
to: joy williams
(australian writer) (1942—2006), australian
poet joy williams
(american writer) (born 1944), american fiction
joy is an unincorporated community located
in sus**** county, delaware. it is near the community
of zoar. u.s. geological survey geographic
- for the train station
joy, pennsylvania, see mount
joy go station
is a railway station
and bus station
- 'the joy of sect' is the thirteenth episode
of the simpsons' ninth
season. it originally aired
on the fox network
in the united states
carol. for other
uses, see joy to the world
(disambiguation). 'joy to the world' is a po****r christmas
carol. the words
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