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Sterrett says every time she performs that melody, it feels like she’s “crashing the party,” bringing some joy and life to the somber proceedings.

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When infused with fear, wonder, or joy, these memories always seem sharp enough to transport us back into those exact life events.

There are probably many messages of hate from people who do not share our joy.

Part of what makes us human is those kinds of questions, that kind of curiosity, that kind of joy.

So much joy and freedom can come from spending time in nature.

It jettisons jiggling ribbons of joy to every part of my body.

Marrying another Jew was not just a personal simcha (joy), but one for the community.

There was real joy on his face doling out the cigars and giving some to his wife to pass out from the box.

Joy Woodhouse calls in to tell her bickering boys Brad and Dallas to “get this out of your system” before Christmas.

It takes Sharp four hours to get into character: “I take joy in the mathematical, symmetrical precision and perfectness of Bach.”

Her new joy and excitement, her gaiety and zest for life— all had been caused, not by himself, but by another.

In Manila particularly, amidst the pealing of bells and strains of music, unfeigned enthusiasm and joy were everywhere evident.

Light, the symbol of life's joy, seems to be the first language in which the spirit of beauty speaks to a child.

His holy book says: There is more joy over one sinner that repenteth than over ninety and nine just men.

Then she won, and went half mad with the joy and excitement, but the joy didn't last long.


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On this page you'll find 114 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to joy, such as: amusement, bliss, charm, cheer, comfort, and delight.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.