While many are rejoicing as equity-indexes top new highs, the real economy may be more fragile than markets show.
The only rejoicing to be found was in expat hangouts, where dollars, recently worth 70 krona, were suddenly worth 150.
No one was in a bad mood, for the day of rejoicing had come.
And, just for that glimpse of a minute, the frazzled Strong is rejoicing.
And so the rejoicing begins among the media and at the White House.
No special feast is made for the birth of either a son or a daughter, but there is rejoicing.
I have had my salary raised and am now rejoicing in twenty-two dollars a week.
The American passengers appeared one and all to be rejoicing over the impotence of the great ship.
It was amidst this tumult of rejoicing, that Theodora entered the city of Granada.
And in the midst of all this rejoicing what should sail into the harbor of Palos but the Pinta, just a few hours late!
c.1300, "to own, possess, enjoy the possession of, have the fruition of," from Old French rejoiss-, present participle stem of rejoir, resjoir "gladden, rejoice," from re-, which here is of obscure signification, perhaps an intensive (see re-), + joir "be glad," from Latin gaudere "rejoice" (see joy).
Originally sense in to rejoice in. Meaning "to be full of joy" is recorded from late 14c. Middle English also used simple verb joy "to feel gladness; to rejoice" (mid-13c.) and rejoy (early 14c.). Related: Rejoiced; rejoicing.