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- present participle of
- 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!