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verb (used with object)
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Origin of joy
synonym study for joy
OTHER WORDS FROM joyun·joyed, adjective
Definition for joy (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for joy
This extended network helped another mother find joy during the pandemic.For fans of BTS, the only thing better than the group is each other|Marian Liu|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
By making this choice for my daughter, she is finding joy in learning.Distance learning was a disaster. So I decided to teach my daughter myself.|Tracey Lewis-Giggetts|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Screams of joy erupt when she sees something new that describes the physics of unimaginably vast explosions.Giant lasers help re-create supernovas’ explosive, mysterious physics|Emily Conover|November 12, 2020|Science News
As he worked, he kept in mind Elin’s brother, a retired chemistry teacher he’d never met, hoping the box would engage him and bring him joy.Why this Virginia man spent days making an Alzheimer’s ‘busy box’ for a stranger|Cathy Free|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Carson Swazey does not read, write or speak, but he just sparked a spontaneous letter-writing campaign that’s all about joy and giving — and it’s gone international.
As well deny the martyr's sacrifice, because he has joyed in his integrity.Christianity and Modern Thought|Various
At such moments a great sympathy welled up within me, and I felt shame that I had ever joyed in his discomfiture or pain.The Sea-Wolf|Jack London
Violets were his favourite flowers, and he joyed to hear how they overspread the graves.Life of John Keats|Sidney Colvin
And how she loved and tended them, and how they joyed in their young lives and worshipped and revered her!His Grace of Osmonde|Frances Hodgson Burnett
He joyed, with all the turbulent impulses of victory, in the blacksmith's discomfiture.The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains|Charles Egbert Craddock
British Dictionary definitions for joy
Word Origin for joy
Idioms and Phrases with joy
see burst with (joy); pride and joy.