rejoicing

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Verb[edit]

rejoicing

  1. Present participle of rejoice.

Noun[edit]

rejoicing (countable and uncountable, plural rejoicings)

  1. An act of showing joy.
    There was much rejoicing when the good news finally arrived.
    • 1842, Edward Bulwer Lytton, The Disowned (page 286)
      But what are your foot-ploddings, your ambulating rejoicings, to the free etherealities which our courser's light bound and exultant spurnings of the dull earth bring to the spirit!