1. cause to feel extremely joyful or happy
    the economic growth overjoyed the German industry
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How To Use overjoy In A Sentence

  • Overjoyed members of Ward's family said he had been robbed of six years of his life after the short hearing concluded.
  • I was overjoyed to see it go into the back of the net. The Sun
  • United fans were overjoyed today that the most successful manager in the club's history was about to sign on for more glory.
  • The two were so overjoyed to find each other, they put aside military protocol and hugged one another. Christianity Today
  • As she lies in bed one night, she is overjoyed to hear the monkeys call from the young forest.
  • They cry whenever their children excel themselves, and are overjoyed when their friends are successful.
  • This is Bucky's first trip to Ireland and he was overjoyed to have the opportunity to enjoy such a festival.
  • All of the staff in the unit were overjoyed to see that someone had come to help.
  • If something involves no prep, other than placing in a microwave or an oven, we are overjoyed. Times, Sunday Times
  • They zipped, zoomed and leapt about our overjoyed little group. Times, Sunday Times
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