Dwell in joy.
An example of dwell is to live in a cottage by the sea for several years.
An example of dwell is to continue feeling angry about an argument, even though it is long over.
- To linger over in thought or speech; think about or discuss at length.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of dwell
- Middle English dwellen from Old English dwellan to mislead, delay, dwell
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English dwellan, which is from or cognate to Old Norse dvelja. Cognates include Danish dvæle and Swedish dväljas.