Etymology
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overjoy (v.)

late 14c., overjoien, "to rejoice over, gloat" (a sense now obsolete), from over- + joy (q.v.); translating Latin supergaudere (in Psalms xxxiv, etc.). Transitive sense of "to fill with gladness, give great or extreme joy to" is recorded from 1570s (now usually in past participle overjoyed). Middle English had also a verb overmirthen "rejoice" (c. 1400).

updated on March 30, 2022

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Definitions of overjoy from WordNet

overjoy (v.)
cause to feel extremely joyful or happy;
the economic growth overjoyed the German industry
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