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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

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1981 Minutemen album

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Band from Austria

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Women's magazine

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.

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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