express joy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v express joy produce laughter
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Quotations

  • William Morris
    William Morris
    “Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.”
  • Henri L. Bergson
    Henri L. Bergson
    “There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator. The triumph of life is expressed by creation.”
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert%20Einstein
    “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”

Usage

In literature:

It is impossible to express my joy at the sight of day once more.
"Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.)" by Robert Paltock
Her feelings of joy and thankfulness could not find expression in words.
"The Story of Garfield" by William G. Rutherford
He saw that Big Tim and his bride were both listening intently, with expressions of joyful expectation on their faces.
"The Prairie Chief" by R.M. Ballantyne
However, he expressed much joy at the prospect of such good company, as the policeman sat down beside him.
"Shifting Winds" by R.M. Ballantyne
He then attempted to smile at Liffie's expression of joy, but did it awkwardly in the circumstances.
"The Young Trawler" by R.M. Ballantyne
Yes, there he was, bounding round his master, barking and whining, and giving vent to every possible expression of canine joy.
"The Dog Crusoe and his Master" by R.M. Ballantyne
Need we say that these youths found it difficult to express their joy and astonishment?
"Philosopher Jack" by R.M. Ballantyne
Her joy and expression of regard long outlived her wonder.
"Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen
By this time a look of peace, yes, even a sort of tame joy, had replaced Dan's gloomy expression, and one could see that, in a way, he was happy.
"Joyce's Investments" by Fannie E. Newberry
She flushed deeply, and her expression changed to one of bewilderment and uncertainty, then to one of incredulous joy.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
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In poetry:

This fair fresh life with joy I hail,
And this belief express,
Its days will be a brilliant tale
Of effort and success.
"From the Forests" by Henry Kendall
The sprightly birds, that droop'd no less
Beneath the power of rain and wind,
In every raptured note express
The joy I feel—when thou art kind.
"Song X. - The lovely Delia smiles again!" by William Shenstone
Oh for a burning word that would express
The measure of a mother's holy joy,
When God has given back to her her child
From death's dark portal! It surpasseth words.
"The Shunamite" by Nathaniel Parker Willis
When, with a sigh, she accords me the blessing,
And her eyes twinkle 'twixt pleasure and pain,
Ah, what a joy 'tis beyond all expressing!
Ah, what a joy to hear 'Shall we again!'
"Song From An Evening's Love" by John Henry Dryden
Our hearts beat with rapture too great for expression
While viewing sweet Nature, so lovely, so gay,
And hearing those sweet lulling sounds in succession,
We wished in our joy it always were May.
"A Lesson From Nature" by Jared Barhite
NO words of mine, no language can express
The monarch's joy his child to re-possess;
And, since the difficulty I perceive,
I'll imitate old Sol's retreat at eve,
Who falls with such rapidity of view,
He seems to plunge, dame Thetis to pursue.
"The Princess Betrothed To The King Of Garba" by Jean de La Fontaine

In news:

J & S Dreamland Express brings joy on final summer ride.
April's elections are history — culminating in exuberant expressions of joy from the winners and the expected moans of disappointment from the candidates who did not fare as well.
Our intrepid music editor recently expressed his joy concerning the KC Psychfest lineup.
The Riverside Symphonia brings musical expression to the words "joy to the world" on Friday Nov 30, and Saturday, Dec 1, at 8 pm, at the Church of St John the Evangelist in Lambertville.
Underhill expresses joy when Navy frees Phillips from captivity .
Writing music is a wonderful way to express yourself and give joy to others.
It happens often, one neighbor puts up a light display to express his feelings of peace and joy of the season, then a neighbor puts up a bigger, better display .
Way of expressing joy of life.
It happens often, one neighbor puts up a light display to express his feelings of peace and joy of the season, then a neighbor puts up a bigger, better display.
Emmy nominations were announced on Thursday morning, and some actors spoke to The Hollywood Reporter or took to their Twitter feeds to express their joy.
Barney Frank - as always, lighthearted and oozing joy - expresses his pleasure o.
It is with great joy and sadness that I and my partner of 24 years (married two), write to express our thanks to the Massachusetts Legislature for defeating yet another attempt to write hatred and discrimination into our Constitution.
My 2-year-old twin daughters have brought me more joy, love, and happiness than any words can express.
How Rufus Wainwright 's New Album Expresses the Joys of Parenthood.
Gunfire erupts at Rightway Express store near Joy, Ohio streets.
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