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Joy \Joy\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Joyed (joid); p. pr. & vb. n. Joying.] [OF. joir, F. jouir. See Joy, n.] To rejoice; to be glad; to delight; to exult.

I will joy in the God of my salvation.
--Hab. iii. 18.

In whose sight all things joy.


vb. (en-past of: joy)

Usage examples of "joyed".

Its thousand estuaries and coves promised them food and refuge for the long winter, and they joyed to see it.

Lunzie joyed in the closeness of the infant cradled in the snuggle pack, heartbeat to heartbeat with her.

He had been considerate, tender, and solicitous through out the gestation, and sincerely over joyed when his firstborn was a strong, healthy boy.

I listened and said, “She says that Ariel Barstow is her great-great-great-grandmother and she is joyed to hear you acknowledge the connection as that is the lineage by which she is descended from you…and that she would be supremely honored, both for herself and on behalf of her siblings and cousins, if you would converge the lineage again, with or without contract After your rejuvenation is completed, she adds—she is not trying to rush you.

Mike was joyed over his marksmanship since he had been able to sneak only two looks when guidance & tracking radars were not in use and had relied on just one nudge to bring it to bullseye.