Joy

Pronunciation of Joy
/d͡ʒˈɔ͡ɪ/, /d‍ʒˈɔ‍ɪ/, /dʒ_ˈɔɪ/

Antonyms for joy:

sorrow, woe, unhappiness, sadness, depression, joylessness, misery.

Synonyms for joy:

Sense 1

Overjoy, enthusiasm, merriment, annoyance, distress.

Sense 2

gratify, please.

Sense 3

tickle.

Sense 4

enchant.

bliss

beatitude.

brightness

radiance.

happiness

bonhomie, fulfillment, vivacity, high, afterglow, welfare, uplift, relief, buoyancy, Job Satisfaction, delirium, harmony, nirvana, the feel-good factor, exaltation.

high spirits

exuberance.

joy

joviality.

Other synonyms and related words:

exaltation, felicity, treat, gratify, vivacity, welfare, merriment, annoyance, blissfulness, fulfillment, enthusiasm, Overjoy, relief, joviality, hilarity, tickle, radiance, gladden, please, gas, beatitude, exuberance, afterglow, nirvana, delectation, kick, manna, crow, triumph, wallow, pleasance, joyousness, exult, enchant, distress, jubilate, emotion, rejoice, blessedness, anticipation, buoyancy, mirth, Exuberate.

Sense 1 (noun)

enthusiasm.

Sense 3 (noun)

treat.

Sense 5 (noun)

beatitude.

amusement (noun)

merriment.

celebration (noun)

feast, honor, rejoicing, acclamation, exultation, inauguration, memorialization, glee, commemoration, ovation, revelry, festivity, ceremony, ritual, spree, carousal, proclamation, remembrance, commencement, celebration, observance, glorification, jubilee, merry-making, elation, salute, praise, convocation, holiday, jubilation.

cheer (noun)

joyousness, merry-making, exuberance.

expectation (noun)

anticipation.

feeling (noun)

joyfulness, joyousness.

feelings (noun)

emotion.

great happiness, pleasure (noun)

festivity, mirth, elation, ecstasy, hilarity, gaiety, amusement, delectation, bliss, rejoicing, exultation, merriment, felicity, satisfaction, cheer, rapture, treat, gratification, glee, gladness, revelry, delight.

happiness (noun)

nirvana.

joy (noun)

joyousness, joyfulness, rejoice, delight, gladden, pleasure.

mental state (noun)

emotion.

pleasure (noun)

delight, happiness, exhilaration, jollity, satisfaction, contentment, amusement, entertainment, ecstasy, enjoyment, gratification, bliss, complaisance, agreeability, enthrallment, gaiety, relish, well-being, gladness, sunniness, euphoria, pleasure, joyfulness, cheer, Bonniness, rapture, cheerfulness, brightness.

satisfaction (noun)

gratification.

emotion (verb)

rejoice.

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