We can all rejoice in the successful rescue of the Chilean miners.
Why would anyone, in fact, not wish to rejoice in this most American Miss?
It was the president on the line, calling to rejoice with his wife.
So instead of calling her win exploitation or affirmative action, why not rejoice in it?
She said he began to "rejoice" over the "lack of women in the room," lauding the tech industry for being a last bastion for men.
Be glad and rejoice for your reward is very great in heaven.
There rejoice at our success, and toy away an hour in mirth.
In spite of that, they rejoice to have escaped from the sea and to have arrived where they wished to be.
Everybody will rejoice with me; but I can say anything to her.
I rejoice, my dear sir, that you have so completely got rid of that nasty cough—your voice is as clear as a bell.
c.1300, "to own, possess, enjoy the possession of, have the fruition of," from Old French rejoiss-, present participle stem of rejoir, resjoir "gladden, rejoice," from re-, which here is of obscure signification, perhaps an intensive (see re-), + joir "be glad," from Latin gaudere "rejoice" (see joy).
Originally sense in to rejoice in. Meaning "to be full of joy" is recorded from late 14c. Middle English also used simple verb joy "to feel gladness; to rejoice" (mid-13c.) and rejoy (early 14c.). Related: Rejoiced; rejoicing.