Definition of 'joy'
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Jumping in the ocean is one of the great joys in my life. The Sun (2016)What a joy to see a lightweight film beautifully directed as well as acted. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There are few cars that offer this much joy yet remain an approachable proposition. The Sun (2016)The tears came from joy and pride. The Sun (2016)It gives me so much joy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We'll all have that feeling of pride and joy and love. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You thought you knew what, and who, brings you true joy and pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Through your pain others will find joy, Colin. The Sun (2017)Time and time again I've seen the joy and gratitude they bring. The Sun (2016)We love the sheer joy of this. The Sun (2015)Youth ministry involves the dynamics of failed responsibility as well as the joy of shared success. Christianity Today (2000)This photo shows the wonderful joy of life. The Sun (2012)You suffer when they lose and feel joy when they win. The Sun (2015)It was a moment of intense joy and deep sadness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What a joy to see democracy at work. The Sun (2012)You gave us so much joy and hope. The Sun (2009)The garden was my pride and joy and took us years to complete. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How can he find joy in childhood when he sees no joy in you? Times, Sunday Times (2006)While he was with us our lives were filled with joy and happiness. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their faces brim with the sheer joy of town wealth buying a day of country pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now they feel only joy. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'joy'
British English: joy /dʒɔɪ/ NOUN
Joy is a feeling of great happiness.
He shouted with joy.
- American English: joy
- Arabic: بَهْجَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: alegria
- Chinese: 欢乐
- Croatian: radost
- Czech: radost
- Danish: glæde
- Dutch: vreugde
- European Spanish: alegría
- Finnish: ilo
- French: joie
- German: Freude
- Greek: χαρά
- Italian: gioia
- Japanese: 喜び
- Korean: 기쁨
- Norwegian: glede
- Polish: radość
- European Portuguese: alegria
- Romanian: bucurie
- Russian: радость
- Spanish: alegría
- Swedish: glädje
- Thai: ความยินดี
- Turkish: neşe
- Ukrainian: радість
- Vietnamese: sự vui mừng
Definition of joy from the Collins English Dictionary
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