YOUR JOY!

WHAT MAKES YOU JUMP FOR JOY?
Post your answers below in 10 words or less..

Definition of JOY

1 – the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires. Delight. The expression or exhibition of such emotion : gaiety.
2 – a state of happiness or felicity : bliss
3 – a source or cause of delight.

Origin of JOY

Middle English, from Anglo-French: joie, from Latin: gaudia, plural of gaudium, from gaudēre to rejoice; probably akin to Greek gēthein: to rejoice. First Known Use: 13th century.

Related to JOY

Synonyms: beatitude, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, felicity, gladness, happiness, warm fuzzies.

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89 thoughts on “YOUR JOY!

  1. Thank you for following Life, Food and Me!….Jumping for joy for me is “when I cook a huge meal for family and friends”

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  2. Hi! and thanks for following Parish the Thought.
    I’m not much of a jumper ;) but find joy in so much…. I’ll give you an image:
    looking through the prism of a raindrop on a leaf of Lady’s Mantle.
    Bless you for making me think of it!

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  3. When you’re as old as I am, life itself is a joy. (Even if jumping gets harder with each passing year! :D) Thanks so much for deciding to follow; I do appreciate a joyful reader!

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  4. My heart resonating with others joy… knowing that it is so contagious and yes joy, hapinesss and colour will conquer the world… lovely blog, I love that you are a living example of joy… IAM going to enjoy catching up on your joyous journey through life… Barbara

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