Etymology
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rejoicing (n.)

"feelings and expressions of joy, exultation, or gladness," late 14c., rejoising, verbal noun from rejoice (v.). Related: Rejoicingly. Rejoicement (1560s) seems not to have caught on.

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Definitions of rejoicing
1
rejoicing (n.)
a feeling of great happiness;
rejoicing (n.)
the utterance of sounds expressing great joy;
Synonyms: exultation / jubilation
2
rejoicing (adj.)
joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success;
rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
Synonyms: exultant / exulting / jubilant / prideful / triumphal / triumphant
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