What is joy?

  • (noun): Something or someone that provides pleasure; a source of happiness.
    Example: "A joy to behold"
    Synonyms: delight, pleasure
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on joy:

Psychoville - Main Characters - Joy and George Aston
... Joy Aston (French) is a midwife in Bristol ... Joy steals blood from the hospital blood bank, putting it in a baby bottle for Freddie ... Joy is delighted that the blood seems to be bringing him to life ...
A Means To An End: The Music Of Joy Division
... A Means to an End The Music of Joy Division is a tribute album, featuring various artists covering the songs of Joy Division ...
Joy, Texas - Education
... Joy is served by the Midway Independent School District (Clay County, Texas), so called because it is situated midway between Joy and Bluegrove ...
Swainsona
... Selected species Swainsona acuticarinata (A.T.Lee) Joy Thomps ... Swainsona adenophylla J.M.Black Swainsona affinis (A.T.Lee) Joy Thomps ... Swainsona bracteata (Maiden Betche) Joy Thomps ...
List Of My Name Is Earl Minor Characters - Relatives of The Protagonists - Liberty Washington
... Washington (played by Tamala Jones) is Joy's mixed race half-sister ... but eventually bonded to the point where Joy became a surrogate mother for Liberty and her husband Ray-Ray's baby ... She tends to treat Ray-Ray exactly the way Joy treats Darnell with full measures of both hostility and love ...

More definitions of "joy":

  • (verb): Feel happiness or joy.
    Synonyms: rejoice
  • (verb): Make glad or happy.
    Synonyms: gladden

Famous quotes containing the word joy:

    Adam had learned the jolly deed of kind:
    He took her in his arms and there and then
    Like the clean beasts, embracing from behind,
    Began in joy to found the breed of men.
    Alec Derwent Hope (b. 1907)

    “Though logic-choppers rule the town,
    And every man and maid and boy
    Has marked a distant object down,
    An aimless joy is a pure joy....”
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    [How] the young . . . can grow from the primitive to the civilized, from emotional anarchy to the disciplined freedom of maturity without losing the joy of spontaneity and the peace of self-honesty is a problem of education that no school and no culture have ever solved.
    Leontine Young (20th century)