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Meaning of REJOICING

Pronunciation:  rij'oysing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
  2. [n]  a feeling of great happiness
  3. [adj]  joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success; "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"; "a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout"
 

REJOICING is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: elated, exultant, exultation, exulting, jubilant, jubilation, prideful, triumphal, triumphant
 
 See Also: happiness, utterance, vocalization

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*joi"cing\ (-s?ng), n.
1. Joy; gladness; delight.

         We should particularly express our rejoicing by love
         and charity to our neighbors.         --R. Nelson.

2. The expression of joy or gladness.

         The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the
         tabernacles of the righteous.         --Ps. cxviii.
                                               15.

3. That which causes to rejoice; occasion of joy.

         Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage forever,
         for they are the rejoicing of my heart. --Ps. cxix.
                                               111.

 

 

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