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  Definition of joy
  1. something or someone that provides pleasure; a source of happiness; "a joy to behold"; "the pleasure of his company"; "the new car is a delight"
  2. the emotion of great happiness
  3. make glad or happy
  4. feel happiness or joy
Similar Words: delight, pleasure, joyousness, joyfulness, gladden, rejoice

 

Hyponyms: elation, high spirits, exultation, jubilance, jubilancy, jubilation, exhilaration, excitement, exuberance, cheer, cheer up, chirk up, gladden, exult, walk on air, be on cloud nine, jump for joy

 

Derivational Morphology: please, delight, enjoy, revel, gladden, rejoice, pleasure, joyousness, joyfulness, rejoicing

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: gaz   Catalan: alegria  
Croatian: radost   Dutch: gelukzaligheid  
Finnish: ilo   French: joie  
German: Freude   Greek: χαρά  
Hebrew: שמחה   Hungarian: öröm  
Icelandic: gleði   Italian: gioia  
Russian: радость   Slovene: radost  
Spanish: alegría   Telugu: సంతోషం  
Turkish: haz  
 
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