overjoyed


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o·ver·joy

 (ō′vər-joi′)
tr.v. o·ver·joyed, o·ver·joy·ing, o·ver·joys
To fill with joy; delight.

o′ver·joyed′ (-joid′) adj.

overjoyed

(ˌəʊvəˈdʒɔɪd)
adj
delighted; excessively happy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overjoyed - extremely joyful
joyful - full of or producing joy; "make a joyful noise"; "a joyful occasion"

overjoyed

adjective delighted, happy, pleased, thrilled, ecstatic, jubilant, joyous, joyful, elated, over the moon (informal), euphoric, rapturous, rapt, only too happy, gladdened, on cloud nine (informal), transported, cock-a-hoop, blissed out, in raptures, tickled pink (informal), deliriously happy, in seventh heaven, floating on air Shelley was overjoyed to see me.
disappointed, sad, unhappy, miserable, heartbroken, dejected, downcast, crestfallen, down in the dumps (informal), woebegone

overjoyed

adjective
Feeling great delight and joy:
Slang: up.
Translations
مُغْتَبِط، فَرِح جِدا
henrykt
glückselighochbeglückt
magánkívül van az örömtől
yfir sig ánægîur
labai nudžiugęsnesitveriąs džiaugsmu
prieka pārpilnssajūsmināts
prešťastný
çok mutlu

overjoyed

[ˌəʊvəˈdʒɔɪd] ADJlleno de alegría (at por) → contentísimo (at de) he was overjoyed at the newsno cabía en sí de contento con la noticia
she will be overjoyed to see youestará encantada de verte

overjoyed

[ˌəʊvərˈdʒɔɪd] adjravi(e)
She was overjoyed to see him → Elle était ravie de le voir.
to be overjoyed at sth → être ravi de qch

overjoyed

adjüberglücklich, äußerst erfreut (→ at, by, with über +acc); to be overjoyed to see somebodyüberglücklich sein, jdn zu sehen; she was overjoyed with the presentsie war überglücklich über das Geschenk; not exactly overjoyednicht gerade erfreut

overjoyed

[ˌəʊvəˈdʒɔɪd] adj overjoyed (at)pazzo/a di gioia (per)

overjoyed

(əuvəˈdʒoid) adjective
full of joy; very glad. She was overjoyed to hear of his safe arrival.

overjoyed

a. rebosante de alegría.
References in classic literature ?
I neighed loudly, and was overjoyed to hear an answering neigh from Ginger, and men's voices.
Murdstone, and begins, 'If I go into a cheesemonger's shop, and buy five thousand double-Gloucester cheeses at fourpence-halfpenny each, present payment' - at which I see Miss Murdstone secretly overjoyed.
They were both so overjoyed to see me, so proud to see me, so touched by my coming to them, so delighted that I should have come by accident to make their day complete!
Cedric the Saxon, overjoyed at the discomfiture of the Templar, and still more so at the, miscarriage of his two malevolent neighbours, Front-de-B
I set off, overjoyed at this opportunity to see some more of the ships and seamen, and picked my way among a great crowd of people and carts and bales, for the dock was now at its busiest, until I found the tavern in question.
I soon satisfied his curiosity, and the next day we went together to the Ivory Hill, and he was overjoyed to find that I had told him nothing but the truth.
Then the maiden recognized her brothers, and overjoyed she crept out from under the bed.
At length, the long-expected ships entered the port; we were overjoyed, we were transported, and prepared to go on board.
Several months later he had succeeded and was overjoyed to receive his first patent for a telephone transmitter.
The king will then command all those present to essay it, and none will bring it to an end and conclusion save the stranger knight, to the great enhancement of his fame, whereat the princess will be overjoyed and will esteem herself happy and fortunate in having fixed and placed her thoughts so high.
She had heard of the fame of Robin Hood and his yeomen, as Marian had said; and Marian on her part had been overjoyed to be able to add a word in their favor and to set out in search of them.
At daybreak of the fifteenth day of my search I was overjoyed to see the high trees that denoted the object of my search.