the act of a person who rejoices.
the feeling or the expression of joy.
Often rejoicings. an occasion for expressing joy.
- re·joic·ing·ly, adverb
- un·re·joic·ing, adjective
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How to use rejoicing in a sentence
There is no record of rejoicing or of thanks being given to God by Native people for those deaths.How the Mayflower Story Fits Into Native American History | David Treuer | December 8, 2020 | Time
No one was in a bad mood, for the day of rejoicing had come.
While many are rejoicing as equity-indexes top new highs, the real economy may be more fragile than markets show.Rising interest rates spur drop in mortgage financing activity | Edward Ferguson | July 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The holiday is all about rejoicing with family, and is similar to Thanksgiving in vibe.
And, just for that glimpse of a minute, the frazzled Strong is rejoicing.
But the initial rejoicing was soon tempered by a harrowing reality.
Never again would he sit behind that wheel rejoicing in the insolence of speed.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
He was rejoicing in the upheaval that permitted debts to be paid with a bludgeon and money to be made without toil.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
And gladness and joy shall be taken away from Carmel, and there shall be no rejoicing nor shouting in the vineyards.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Already he had received several family letters scarcely rejoicing in his marriage.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
The project of a congress was accordingly abandoned, and everywhere recrimination gave place to rejoicing.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker