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.
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.
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,