Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of 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

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.
William Arthur Ward

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

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

Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
Kevyn Aucoin

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Richard Bach
More "Joy" Quotations

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
Copyright © 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote
I have disabled Adblock