Definition of rejoicing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rɪˈdʒɔɪsɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈdʒɔɪsɪŋ//
[uncountable] (also rejoicings [plural]) Happiness
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the happy celebration of something a time of great rejoicing See related entries: HappinessExtra examples Finding a job should have been an occasion for rejoicing. She had a personal cause for rejoicing. The bridge was completed in 1811 amid much rejoicing. There were scenes of rejoicing at the news. general rejoicing at the team’s victory
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