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Middle English joye from Old French joie from Late Latin gaudia, neuter plural (mistaken as feminine singular) of gaudium "joy" from gaudēre "to be glad, rejoice". Displaced native Middle English wunne "joy" (from Old English wynn "joy"), Middle English hight, hught "joy, hope" (from Old English hyht "joy, hope"), Middle English rot, root "joy, delight" (from Old English rōt "joy, delight"), Middle English murȝe, murghe "joy, mirth" (from Old English myrg "joy, mirth"), Middle English gleo "joy, glee" (from Old English glēow, glīw "glee"), Middle English blisse "joy, bliss" (from Old English bliss, blīþs "joy, bliss").

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Joy

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countable and uncountable; plural Joys

Joy (countable and uncountable; plural Joys)
  1. (uncountable) The feeling of happiness, extreme cheerfulness.
    They will be a source of strength and joy in your life.
  2. (countable) An activity etc which causes this feeling.
    The joys and demands of new parents.

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to Joy

Third person singular
Joys

Simple past
Joyed

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Joyed

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Joying

to Joy (third-person singular simple present Joys, present participle Joying, simple past and past participle Joyed)
  1. (intransitive) To feel joy, to rejoice.
    • 1885: I swore readily enough to this and he joyed with exceeding joy and embraced me round the neck while love for him possessed my whole heart. — Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Night 18af:joy

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