overjoy


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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.

overjoy

(ˌəʊvəˈdʒɔɪ)
vb
(tr) to give great delight to

o•ver•joy

(ˌoʊ vərˈdʒɔɪ)

v.t.
to cause to feel great joy or delight; elate.
[1350–1400]
o`ver•joyed′, adj.

overjoy


Past participle: overjoyed
Gerund: overjoying

Imperative
overjoy
overjoy
Present
I overjoy
you overjoy
he/she/it overjoys
we overjoy
you overjoy
they overjoy
Preterite
I overjoyed
you overjoyed
he/she/it overjoyed
we overjoyed
you overjoyed
they overjoyed
Present Continuous
I am overjoying
you are overjoying
he/she/it is overjoying
we are overjoying
you are overjoying
they are overjoying
Present Perfect
I have overjoyed
you have overjoyed
he/she/it has overjoyed
we have overjoyed
you have overjoyed
they have overjoyed
Past Continuous
I was overjoying
you were overjoying
he/she/it was overjoying
we were overjoying
you were overjoying
they were overjoying
Past Perfect
I had overjoyed
you had overjoyed
he/she/it had overjoyed
we had overjoyed
you had overjoyed
they had overjoyed
Future
I will overjoy
you will overjoy
he/she/it will overjoy
we will overjoy
you will overjoy
they will overjoy
Future Perfect
I will have overjoyed
you will have overjoyed
he/she/it will have overjoyed
we will have overjoyed
you will have overjoyed
they will have overjoyed
Future Continuous
I will be overjoying
you will be overjoying
he/she/it will be overjoying
we will be overjoying
you will be overjoying
they will be overjoying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overjoying
you have been overjoying
he/she/it has been overjoying
we have been overjoying
you have been overjoying
they have been overjoying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overjoying
you will have been overjoying
he/she/it will have been overjoying
we will have been overjoying
you will have been overjoying
they will have been overjoying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overjoying
you had been overjoying
he/she/it had been overjoying
we had been overjoying
you had been overjoying
they had been overjoying
Conditional
I would overjoy
you would overjoy
he/she/it would overjoy
we would overjoy
you would overjoy
they would overjoy
Past Conditional
I would have overjoyed
you would have overjoyed
he/she/it would have overjoyed
we would have overjoyed
you would have overjoyed
they would have overjoyed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overjoy - cause to feel extremely joyful or happy; "the economic growth overjoyed the German industry"
gladden, joy - make glad or happy

overjoy

verb
To give great or keen pleasure to:
Archaic: joy.
Translations
References in classic literature ?
I should be overjoyed if I dared depend on it, but after all that I have seen how can one be secure And Reginald really with you!
She was not simply overjoyed at meeting him, but she sought in his face signs of the impression she was making on him.
I neighed loudly, and was overjoyed to hear an answering neigh from Ginger, and men's voices.
As soon as the young princess saw her ball, she ran to pick it up; and she was so overjoyed to have it in her hand again, that she never thought of the frog, but ran home with it as fast as she could.
Upon which Western, who had been much alarmed by meeting his daughter's horse without its rider, and was now overjoyed to find her unhurt, cried out, "I am glad it is no worse.
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.
He was overjoyed at seeing me, and to know the meaning of the fight, faint echoes of which had reached his prison cell.
I cannot feel sufficiently overjoyed to be near you, while, for your part, you love me well, and can live your life here as quietly as you wish.
The whole family, in short, were properly overjoyed on the occasion.