verb (used with object)
to cause to feel great joy or delight; elate: It overjoys me to hear of your good fortune. I was overjoyed at her safe arrival.

1350–1400; Middle English; see over-, joy

overjoyed, adjective
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overjoy (ˌəʊvəˈdʒɔɪ)
(tr) to give great delight to

overjoyed (ˌəʊvəˈdʒɔɪd)
delighted; excessively happy

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Word Origin & History

1382, "to rejoice over," from over + joy (q.v.); translating L. supergaudere (in Psalms xxxiv, etc.). Transitive sense of "to fill with gladness" is first recorded 1571 (now usually in pp.).
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Example sentences
Everybody was surprised and overjoyed at this happy outcome, when two sail came in sight.
He would hear about the unanimous decision by a phone call from his overjoyed team.
We are relieved, grateful and overjoyed to see him again.
The brothers who heard the news were overjoyed by it.
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