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Definition of Joy

Joy

  1. 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.
  2. That which causes joy or happiness.
  3. The sign or exhibition of joy; gayety; mirth; merriment; festivity.
  4. To rejoice; to be glad; to delight; to exult.
  5. To give joy to; to congratulate.
  6. To gladden; to make joyful; to exhilarate.
  7. To enjoy.

Joy Quotations

Joseph Campbell Quote
Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.
Joseph Campbell

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
Buddha

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Helen Keller

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
Barbara de Angelis

I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.
Charles R. Swindoll
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Joy Translations

joy in Afrikaans is vreugde
joy in Dutch is blijdschap
joy in Finnish is ilo
joy in French is joie
joy in Italian is consolazione
joy in Latin is gaudium, laetitia, laetatio letatio, tripudium
joy in Norwegian is glede
joy in Portuguese is alegria

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