Joy in a sentence

Definition of Joy

(intransitive) To feel joy, to rejoice. | (transitive, archaic) To enjoy. | (transitive, obsolete) To give joy to; to congratulate.

How to use Joy in a Sentence?

  • His joy in the torment of the patient was natural, for the world he lived in was a world of pain.
  • It was a joy to him, if we had been out late in the evening, to run across us as we returned.
  • He endured the cross, despising the shame, in view of the unbounded joy that was set before him.
  • When he had finished, her eyes, though bedewed with tears, were shining with joy and pride.
  • The laborers were permitted to follow me, and we resumed with joy our road towards Tusculum.
  • Success and failure, despair and hope, joy and sorrow, lie within and not without us.
  • Philippa was at times unusually silent, but Helen had expanded in the joy of her great happiness.
  • Everything around looked and breathed of Bianca; hope and joy flushed in my bosom at every step.
  • Your presence, company, and conversation, Come where you will, bring joy and pleasure with them.
  • Wolfert's heart leaped with joy at having met with so learned and able a coadjutor.
  • His entrance was the signal for a demonstration of joy from the guards who already looked on him as their future leader.
  • Trimmer's joy was only less in our friends than in her family, which was for long a puzzle to me.
  • I found more of myself in them, more sympathy in their joy or sorrow, myself more of an equal with those around me.
  • Youth and a pair of winged feet came to her rescue, and she forgot her strangeness in sheer joy of motion.
  • A stench and an abomination to government officials, she had been the joy of all sailormen, and the pride of the shipwrights who built her.
  • She saw the world again as she had seen it in her first youth, suffused with joy that was like the vivid freshness of dawn.
  • Many were subdued with awe and joy at their deliverance; others broke the tense strain of the last hours in suffocating sobs.
  • To them it seemed a veritable resurrection after our months of living burial; yet the joy of reunion was sometimes tinged with sorrow.
  • The little children cry out for joy if they chance to find an occasional scarlet or mottled maize knob among so many yellow ones.
  • She had been very ill with thinking he was dead, and Barker says she nearly died of the joy of seeing him again.
  • It was a wild, free life, and she threw herself into it recklessly, glorying in the unholy joy of beating them at their own game.
  • The joyful, loving pair, happy beyond all expression, were then left alone with their joy and happiness.
  • It was fun, a joke, a problem, a bit of play on which life was lightly hazarded for the joy of the playing.
  • Our reception made us imagine for an hour that our arrival perceptibly heightened the general joy of the Washington anniversary.
  • Yet thither many an angel in love delights to come, And watch in joy and gladness the heirs of his bright home.
  • I have never known anything like the joy she got from her family, though I never could quite make out why.

Short Example Sentence for Joy

  • I feel all the joy and the strength of being with you.
  • Relief and joy beyond description filled him.
  • Too much the influence of joy or sorrow?
  • Think of me only as one who takes joy in loving you.
  • Will the voice of joy ever recal them from their exile?
  • He felt his heart beat quicker, a sudden joy possessed him.
  • Much to her surprise and joy the letter was from Mark.
  • My greatest joy is in dreaming of the day when we shall meet again.
  • In the autumn of his life he found joy his youth had never known.
  • The others lost their grip early, and their joy along with it.
  • My own joy was unbounded, and that of my brothers and sisters was hardly less.
  • November was a month of kaleidoscopic sorrow and joy for the British.
  • His simple pleasure touched Corinna like the artless joy of a child.
  • Ah, well, we can't always be young and full of the pure joy of living.

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