Webster 1913 Edition
Joy; gladness; delight.
We should particularly express our
rejoicingby love and charity to our neighbors.
The expression of joy or gladness.
The voice of
rejoicingand salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous.
Ps. cxviii. 15.
That which causes to rejoice; occasion of joy.
Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage forever, for they are the
rejoicingof my heart.
Ps. cxix. 111.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of expressing joy and gladness.
The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous. Ps. 118.
2.The subject of joy.
Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage forever, for they are the rejoicing of my heart. Ps. 119.
3.The experience of joy. Gal. 6.
- present participle of rejoice
rejoicing (countable and uncountable, plural rejoicings)
- 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!