Rejoicing

  • 1 Rejoicing — Re*joi cing ( s?ng), n. 1. Joy; gladness; delight. [1913 Webster] We should particularly express our rejoicing by love and charity to our neighbors. R. Nelson. [1913 Webster] 2. The expression of joy or gladness. [1913 Webster] The voice of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 rejoicing — rejoicing; un·rejoicing; …

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  • 3 rejoicing — index enjoyment (pleasure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 rejoicing — [ri jois′iŋ] n. 1. the action or feeling of one who rejoices 2. [often pl.] an occasion for joy …

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  • 5 rejoicing — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great, much ▪ general PREPOSITION ▪ amid rejoicing ▪ The bridge was completed in 1811 amid much rejoicing …

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  • 6 Rejoicing — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Expression of pleasure. < N PARAG:Rejoicing >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 rejoicing rejoicing exultation triumph jubilation heyday flush revelling Sgm: N 1 merrymaking merrymaking &c.(amusement) 840 Sgm: N 1 jubi …

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  • 7 rejoicing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Feeling of joy Nouns 1. rejoicing, exultation, triumph, jubilation, joy, revelry, reveling, merrymaking, festivity, jubilee, celebration, paean, acclamation, thanksgiving, congratulation. 2. (expression… …

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  • 8 rejoicing — re|joic|ing [rıˈdʒɔısıŋ] n [U] also rejoicings [plural] literary a situation in which a lot of people are very happy because they have had good news rejoicing at/over ▪ There was great rejoicing at the victory …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 Rejoicing — Rejoice Re*joice (r[ e]*jois ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rejoiced} ( joist ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rejoicing} ( joi s?ng).] [OE. rejoissen, OF. resjouir, resjoir, F. r[ e]jouir; pref. re re + OF. esjouir, esjoir, F. [ e]jouir, to rejoice; pref. es (L. ex …

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  • 10 rejoicing — noun An act of showing joy. There was much rejoicing when the good news finally arrived …

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  • 11 rejoicing — also rejoicings plural noun (U) literary a situation in which a lot of people behave in a very happy way because they have had good news (+ at/over): There was great rejoicing over the victory …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 rejoicing — noun news of the war s end unleashed a spectacle of rejoicing in the streets Syn: happiness, pleasure, joy, gladness, delight, elation, jubilation, exuberance, exultation, celebration, revelry, merrymaking …

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  • 13 rejoicing — I noun 1. a feeling of great happiness (Freq. 2) • Derivationally related forms: ↑rejoice • Hypernyms: ↑happiness 2. the utterance of sounds expressing great joy • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 14 rejoicing — noun Date: 14th century 1. the action of one that rejoices 2. an instance, occasion, or expression of joy ; festivity …

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  • 15 rejoicing — rejoicingly, adv. /ri joy sing/, n. 1. the act of a person who rejoices. 2. the feeling or the expression of joy. 3. Often, rejoicings. an occasion for expressing joy. [1325 75; ME; see REJOICE, ING1] Syn. 1. celebration, merrymaking. * * * …

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  • 16 rejoicing — Synonyms and related words: anniversaries, buxom, celebrating, celebration, ceremony, commemoration, delighting, dressing ship, elate, elated, exultant, exulting, fanfare, fanfaronade, festivity, flourish of trumpets, flushed, frivolous, gleeful …

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  • 17 rejoicing — re|joic|ing [ rı dʒɔısıŋ ] noun uncount LITERARY a time when people celebrate and express feelings of great happiness …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 rejoicing — re·joice || rɪ dʒɔɪs v. be joyful, delight, be happy; make happy, gladden …

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  • 19 rejoicing — n. Festivity …

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  • 20 rejoicing — n 1. festivity, celebration, jubilee, thanksgiving; reveling, revelry, merrymaking, feasting; romp, Inf. high old time, lark, Inf. do, Inf. carrying on. 2. exultation, exultancy, triumph, glory, rapture, ransport, ecstasy, joyfulness; jubilation …

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