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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a feeling of great happiness;

2. the utterance of sounds expressing great joy;
[syn: exultation, rejoicing, jubilation]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success;
- Example: "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"
- Example: "a triumphal success"
- Example: "a triumphant shout"
[syn: exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rejoicing \Re*joi"cing\ (-s?ng), n. 1. Joy; gladness; delight. [1913 Webster] We should particularly express our rejoicing by love and charity to our neighbors. --R. Nelson. [1913 Webster] 2. The expression of joy or gladness. [1913 Webster] The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous. --Ps. cxviii. 15. [1913 Webster] 3. That which causes to rejoice; occasion of joy. [1913 Webster] Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage forever, for they are the rejoicing of my heart. --Ps. cxix. 111. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rejoice \Re*joice"\ (r[-e]*jois"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rejoiced (-joist"); p. pr. & vb. n. Rejoicing (-joi"s?ng).] [OE. rejoissen, OF. resjouir, resjoir, F. r['e]jouir; pref. re- re- + OF. esjouir, esjoir, F. ['e]jouir, to rejoice; pref. es- (L. ex-) + OF. jouir, joir, F. jouir, from L. gaudere to rejoice. See Joy.] To feel joy; to experience gladness in a high degree; to have pleasurable satisfaction; to be delighted. "O, rejoice beyond a common joy." --Shak. [1913 Webster] I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy. --Ps. xxxi. 7. [1913 Webster] Syn: Syn. To delight; joy; exult; triumph. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rejoicing adj 1: joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success; "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"; "a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout" [syn: exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant] n 1: a feeling of great happiness 2: the utterance of sounds expressing great joy [syn: exultation, rejoicing, jubilation]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

54 Moby Thesaurus words for "rejoicing": anniversaries, buxom, celebrating, celebration, ceremony, commemoration, delighting, dressing ship, elate, elated, exultant, exulting, fanfare, fanfaronade, festivity, flourish of trumpets, flushed, frivolous, gleeful, hilarious, holiday, jocular, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, joyous, jubilant, jubilee, laughter-loving, marking the occasion, memorialization, memory, merry, mirth-loving, mirthful, observance, ovation, religious rites, remembrance, revel, risible, rite, ritual observance, salute, salvo, solemn observance, solemnization, testimonial, testimonial banquet, testimonial dinner, toast, tribute, triumph