Eliana rejoiced when she aced the Chemistry exam.
When you feel great pleasure after you have had a baby, this is an example of a time where you rejoice.
intransitive verb-·joiced′, -·joic′ing
Origin of rejoiceMiddle English rejoissen from inflectional stem of Old French rejoïr from re-, again + joïr, to be glad from Vulgar Latin an unverified form gaudire, for Classical Latin gaudere, to rejoice: see joy
verbre·joiced, re·joic·ing, re·joic·es
- To feel joyful about (something): rejoiced that the ship reached land.
- Archaic To fill with joy; gladden.
Origin of rejoiceMiddle English rejoicen from Old French rejoir rejoiss- re- re- joir to be joyful ( from Vulgar Latin gaudīre ) ( from Latin gaudēre ; see gāu- in Indo-European roots.)
(third-person singular simple present rejoices, present participle rejoicing, simple past and past participle rejoiced)
From Old French resjoir, (Modern French rÃ©jouir)