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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·joice v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rejoiced p. pr. & vb. n. Rejoicing ]  To feel joy; to experience gladness in a high degree; to have pleasurable satisfaction; to be delighted. “O, rejoice beyond a common joy.”
    I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy.   --Ps. xxxi. 7.
 Syn: To delight; joy; exult; triumph.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·joi·cing n.
 1. Joy; gladness; delight.
    We should particularly express our rejoicing by love and charity to our neighbors.   --R. Nelson.
 2. The expression of joy or gladness.
    The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous.   --Ps. cxviii. 15.
 3. That which causes to rejoice; occasion of joy.
    Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage forever, for they are the rejoicing of my heart.   --Ps. cxix. 111.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success;
            "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"; "a
            triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout" [syn: exultant,
             exulting, jubilant, prideful, triumphal, triumphant]
      n 1: a feeling of great happiness
      2: the utterance of sounds expressing great joy [syn: exultation,