rejoice

To rejoice is to be incredibly happy, or to express your incredible happiness. If you just won millions in the lottery, you might rejoice by screaming at the top of your lungs.

The verb rejoice is like to celebrate but it’s taken to more of an extreme than just a celebration. You might rejoice after scoring the winning goal in a championship game, or you might rejoice when you receive an amazing gift on your birthday. You’ll often hear this word in the phrase “let us rejoice,” especially in some religious settings.

Definitions of rejoice
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v feel happiness or joy

Synonyms:
joy
Types:
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cheer, cheer up, chirk up
become cheerful
gladden
become glad or happy
be on cloud nine, exult, jump for joy, walk on air
feel extreme happiness or elation
exuberate, exult, jubilate, triumph
to express great joy
buoy up, lighten, lighten up
become more cheerful
triumph, wallow
be ecstatic with joy
Type of:
experience, feel
undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

v express great joy

Synonyms:
exuberate, exult, jubilate, triumph
Types:
glory
rejoice proudly
Type of:
cheer, cheer up, chirk up
become cheerful

v be ecstatic with joy

Synonyms:
triumph, wallow
Type of:
be on cloud nine, exult, jump for joy, walk on air
feel extreme happiness or elation

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