1 feel happiness or joy [syn: joy]
EtymologyFrom Old French resjoir, later réjouir, from re- + esjoir (modern French éjouir), from joir ‘joy’.
- /rɪˈʤɔɪs/, /rI"dZOIs/
- Rhymes: -ɔɪs
- To make happy, exhilarate.
- To be very happy, be delighted, exult; to feel joy.
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding
and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University
Press, 1973. § 6.
- Obscurity, indeed, is painful to the mind as well as to the eye ; but to bring light from obscurity, by whatever labour, must needs to be delightful and rejoicing.
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 6.
Rejoice may refer to:
Rejoice Broadcasting Network, a Christian radio network
- Rejoice Radio, the program broadcast on the Rejoice Broadcasting Network
- Ballet Rejoice, a Christian dance company
- Rejoice in the Lord, a weekly national broadcast of the Pensacola Christian College's campus church service
- Rejoice (The Emotions album), a disco album by The Emotions
- Rejoice (2nd Chapter of Acts album), an album by Christian contemporary band 2nd Chapter of Acts
- Rejoice (Chi Rho album), a 1995 album by Chi Rho
- "Rejoice", a song by Audio Adrenaline from their 2001 album Lift
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