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rejoicing

[ ri-joi-sing ]
/ rɪˈdʒɔɪ sɪŋ /
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noun
the act of a person who rejoices.
the feeling or the expression of joy.
Often rejoicings. an occasion for expressing joy.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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Origin of rejoicing

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at rejoice, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM rejoicing

re·joic·ing·ly, adverbun·re·joic·ing, adjective
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