Definition of Joy in English :

Define Joy in English

Joy meaning in English

Meaning of Joy in English

Pronunciation of Joy in English

Joy pronunciation in English

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Joy

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Noun

1. joy, joyfulness, joyousness

the emotion of great happiness

2. delight, joy, pleasure

something or someone that provides a source of happiness

Example Sentences:
'a joy to behold'
'the pleasure of his company'
'the new car is a delight'

Verb

1. joy, rejoice

feel happiness or joy

2. gladden, joy

make glad or happy


1. joy, joyfulness, joyousness

the emotion of great happiness

2. delight, joy, pleasure

something or someone that provides a source of happiness

Example Sentences:
'a joy to behold'
'the pleasure of his company'
'the new car is a delight'


1. joy, rejoice

feel happiness or joy

2. gladden, joy

make glad or happy

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Joy

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noun
1. 
a deep feeling or condition of happiness or contentment
2. 
something causing such a feeling; a source of happiness
3. 
an outward show of pleasure or delight; rejoicing
4. British informal
success; satisfaction
I went to the bank for a loan, but got no joy
verb
5. (intransitive)
to feel joy
6. (transitive) obsolete
to make joyful; gladden

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Joy

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noun
a feminine name
noun
1. 
a very glad feeling; happiness; great pleasure; delight
2. 
anything causing such feeling
3. 
the expression or showing of such feeling
verb intransitive
4. 
to be full of joy; rejoice
verb transitive Archaic
5. 
to make joyful
6. 
to enjoy

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Joy

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n.
1.
a. Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness, or an instance of such feeling.
b. An expression of such feeling.
2. A source or an object of joy: their only child, their pride and joy.
v. joyed, joy·ing, joys
Archaic
v.intr.
To take great pleasure; rejoice.
v.tr.
1. To fill with ecstatic happiness, pleasure, or satisfaction.
2. To enjoy.

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