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synonyms for overjoy

  • allure
  • amuse
  • attract
  • charm
  • cheer
  • content
  • divert
  • enchant
  • enrapture
  • entertain
  • exult
  • fascinate
  • gladden
  • glory
  • gratify
  • groove
  • jubilate
  • please
  • ravish
  • rejoice
  • satisfy
  • score
  • send
  • slay
  • thrill
  • tickle
  • wow
  • arride
  • be the ticket
  • delectate
  • freak out
  • go over big
  • hit the spot
  • knock dead
  • knock out
  • pleasure
  • tickle pink
  • tickle to death
  • turn on
See also synonyms for: overjoyed

antonyms for overjoy

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  • anger
  • annoy
  • be sad
  • bore
  • bring down
  • depress
  • disappoint
  • discourage
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • dishearten
  • displease
  • dissuade
  • disturb
  • fail
  • frustrate
  • irritate
  • offend
  • refuse
  • repel
  • repulse
  • tire
  • turn off
  • upset
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How to use overjoy in a sentence

Chrissy Sebald, a soccer coach and foster parent, was overjoyed last year with the district’s decision to give a free meal to all students.
A SCHOOL DISTRICT OPTED OUT OF A FREE MEALS PROGRAM, SAYING STUDENTS COULD ‘BECOME SPOILED’MARÍA PAÚLAUGUST 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
HBCU advocates were overjoyed not only at the amount of money but at the vote of confidence in their work.
‘TRANSFORMATIONAL’: MACKENZIE SCOTT’S GIFTS TO HBCUS, OTHER COLLEGES SURPASS $800 MILLIONNICK ANDERSON, LAUREN LUMPKINDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I have had the Honour to be known to that Prelate a long time, and was overjoy'd at the opportunity of paying my respects to him.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
I was overjoy'd to be of this Party, because I had never yet travell'd this Way.
THE TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES OF JAMES MASSEYSIMON TYSSOT DE PATOT
We were overjoy'd at this Deliverance, which we had Reason to think a happy one.
THE TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES OF JAMES MASSEYSIMON TYSSOT DE PATOT
His overjoy at obtaining liberty, after so long a struggle for it, led to his excesses and his ruin.
AMONG THE PINESJAMES R. GILMORE
Well—I am strangely overjoy'd at his coming—never to be sure was anything so damn'd unlucky!
THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDALRICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN
Bill had to work off his overjoy at this by an exuberant flourish.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 09, NO. 51, JANUARY, 1862VARIOUS
Then I told him of my adventures, which did not seem altogether to overjoy him.
MY FRIEND SMITHTALBOT BAINES REED
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERJOY

  • amuse
  • charm
  • cheer
  • content
  • enchant
  • entertain
  • fill the bill
  • gladden
  • go over big
  • grab
  • gratify
  • hit the spot
  • humor
  • indulge
  • kill
  • make the grade
  • overjoy
  • satisfy
  • score
  • suit
  • sweep off feet
  • tickle
  • tickle pink
  • titillate
  • turn on
  • wow
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.