Examples of rejoicing in a Sentence
there was great rejoicing at the launch party for the book
Recent Examples of rejoicing from the Web
French baroque opera demands clear musical articulation of text; Haymarket’s singers, hobbled by the pacing, did little declamation, and every emotion—lamenting, raging, or rejoicing—was smoothed into one unbroken line.
The pro-unity rally contrasted with a night of wild rejoicing by independence supporters after Friday’s vote by lawmakers to break away from Spain.
In Orlando, when Valot’s phone call came in, there was rejoicing.
Meddling with foreign policy or breaking rules on record-keeping is hardly cause for rejoicing among Democrats or liberals or conservatives or Americans or inhabitants of Earth.
To every such story of recovery and salvation, the Rev. Eduardo Canas raises his arms in rejoicing.
Fed Chair Guessing-Game Heats Up with Cohn in the Lead (Bloomberg) LLoyd Blankfein says economic conditions ‘are really not as bad as politics would suggest’ (CNBC) Ackman rejoicing as Herbalife stock suffers (N.Y.P.)
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First Known Use of rejoicing
Synonymsconviviality, festivity, gaiety (also gayety), jollification, jollity, merriment, merrymaking, reveling (or revelling), revelry, whoopee
Related Wordscarousal, carouse; delight, diversion, entertainment, fun, mischief, pleasure, recreation, riot; cheer, cheerfulness, cheeriness, glee, gleefulness, hilarity, joviality, merriness, mirth, mirthfulness; carnival, celebration, festival, party, revel; frolicking, gamboling (or gambolling), rollicking, romping; enjoyment, happiness, joy; binge, fling, frolic, gambol, lark, rollick, romp, spree; buffoonery, clownery, clownishness, flippancy, frivolity, funning, jesting, jocularity, joking, joshing, levity, lightheartedness, playfulness, zaniness
Near Antonymsblackness, darkness, dolefulness, dolor, gloom, gloominess, glumness, grief, heartache, heartbreak, heartsickness, miserableness, misery, mournfulness, mourning, woe, wretchedness; dejection, depression, despondence, despondency, disconsolateness, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dumps, forlornness, joylessness, melancholy, sorrow, unhappiness
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