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Noun: rejoicing  ri'joy-sing
  1. A feeling of great happiness
  2. The utterance of sounds expressing great joy
    - exultation, jubilation
Adjective: rejoicing  ri'joy-sing
  1. Joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day";
    - exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, triumphal, triumphant
Verb: rejoice  ri'joys
  1. Feel happiness or joy
    - joy
  2. To express great joy
    "Who cannot rejoice in Spring?";
    - exuberate, exult, triumph, jubilate
  3. Be ecstatic with joy
    - wallow, triumph

Derived forms: rejoicings

See also: elated

Type of: be on cloud nine, buck up [informal], cheer, cheer up, experience, exult, feel, happiness, jolly [informal], jump for joy, utterance, vocalization, walk on air

Encyclopedia: Rejoicing