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joy

joy

 
pronunciation:
joI
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an exalted feeling or emotion; bliss; elation.
synonyms:
bliss, ecstasy, elation, exaltation, jubilation, rapture
antonyms:
anguish, dolor, grief, misery, sorrow, woe
similar words:
beatitude, glee, happiness, jubilee, transport
definition 2: a source of extreme happiness or satisfaction.
She is a joy to her mother.
synonyms:
delectation, delight, felicity, pleasure
antonyms:
despair, grief, misery, sorrow, trial
similar words:
bliss, contentment, gratification, satisfaction
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: joyed, joying, joys
definition: to feel joy; take pleasure; rejoice.
synonyms:
delight, exult, pleasure, rejoice, revel
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  celebration, emotion, happiness