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Joy (IPA: /ˈdʒɔɪ/)


Joy (n.)

The passion or emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good; pleasurable feelings or emotions caused by success, good fortune, and the like, or by a rational prospect of possessing what we love or desire; gladness; exhilaration of spirits; delight.

Joy (n.)

That which causes joy or happiness.

Joy (n.)

The sign or exhibition of joy; gayety; mirth; merriment; festivity.

Joy (n.)

To rejoice; to be glad; to delight; to exult.

Joy (v. t.)

To give joy to; to congratulate.

Joy (v. t.)

To gladden; to make joyful; to exhilarate.

Joy (v. t.)

To enjoy.

Joy

Feeling of happiness

Joy

Album by Paul King

Joy

1981 Minutemen album

Joy

Band from Austria

Joy

Women's magazine

Joy Synonyms

Delight, Pleasure

Joy Synonyms

Joyousness, Joyfulness

Joy Synonyms

Gladden

Joy Synonyms

Rejoice

Joy (Last Name / Surname)

Joy is the #2,684 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 13,413 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Joy in Spanish is Alegría

Tagalog Translation

Joy in Tagalog is Galak

Example Sentence (Quote)

"* * * all who joy would win Must share it ,"”Happiness was born a twin." - Happiness

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A blossom full of promise is life's joy, That never comes to fruit; hope, for a time, Suns the young floweret in its gladsome light, And it looks flourishing"”a little while, Tis past, we know not whither, but 'tis gone"”" - Joy

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A propensity to hope and joy is real riches: One to fear and sorrow, real poverty." - David Hume

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A thousand ages onward led Their joys and sorrows to that hour; No wisdom weighed, no word was said, For only what we were had power." - Joy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All human joys are swift of wing, For heaven doth so allot it; That when you get an easy thing, You find you haven't got it." - Joy


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