Simple Definition of rejoice
: to feel or show that you are very happy about something
Examples of rejoice
We all rejoiced over our friend's good luck.
<rejoiced over our unexpected victory on the soccer field>
Origin of rejoice
Middle English, from Anglo-French rejois-, stem of rejoier, rejoir, from re- + joir to welcome, enjoy, from Latin gaudēre to be glad — more at joy
First Known Use: 14th century
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