(As a noun)
Joy ( noun )
- A feeling of great pleasure and happiness.
- Something or someone that one is particularly happy or pleased with.
Old english gieoge, gioge, of germanic origin; related to dutch and german geuogen, also to young.
- The joy of the holiday season is seeing family and friends.
- The birth of her child brought her great joy.
- The concert was a source of joy for the music lover.
- The joy of victory was short-lived as they quickly realized the true cost.
- The joy of discovery is what drives scientific research.
(As a verb)
Joy ( verb )
- To feel great pleasure and happiness.
- To take great pleasure in (something).
Middle english: from old french joir, from latin gaudere "rejoice".
- She joyed in the little things in life.
- He joyed in his children's accomplishments.
- I joy in the beauty of nature.
- They joyed in their success.
- We joy in the company of friends.
Some random words: nonaligned, holly, precipitant