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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

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

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

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

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.
Christopher McCandless
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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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