overjoyed overjoyed  /ˌoʊ vər ˈdʒɔ ɪd/


  • (adj) extremely joyful


  1. New Yorkers were so overjoyed by the return of the parade in 1945 that over 2 million people turned out for the event.
  2. You'd think that environmental groups would be overjoyed.
  3. But it shouldn't be too overjoyed.


  1. These Photos of Williamsburg Transformed Into 1920s Chicago Will Make Every Hipster So, So Happy

    That ain't the Williamsburg Post. (via brittanynatale ) Residents of Williamsburg were overjoyed this week as their beloved neighborhood was transported back in time. The trendy area was made-over for the HBO hit Boardwalk Empire , set in 1920s Chicago. The transformation will surely be a hit with the locals, whose vintage styles suggest they probably wish they lived in the past anyway. The ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

  2. Anna Paquin And Stephen Moyer Release Names Of Twins

    Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer were overjoyed when they welcomed twins into the family in September of 2012. Now the celebrity couple has released the names of their baby boy and girl. E! News spoke with Moyer about his plans for Father’s Day and the True Blood star revealed that he will spending his Sunday [...] Anna Paquin And Stephen Moyer Release Names Of Twins is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Activists overjoyed with plant closure

    Many anti-nuclear activists were overjoyed when word came that Southern California Edison would not restart the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: KGTV San Diego

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  1. In an email to friends, Robinson said that he is "humbled and overjoyed at this invitation, and it will be my great honor to be there representing the Episcopal Church, the people of New Hampshire, and all of us in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and...
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: V Gene Robinson Source: Catholic News Agency

  2. "I am overjoyed," said Smith, the career sacks leader who spent most of his career with the Bills.
    on Jan 31, 2009 By: Bruce Smith Source: ABC News

  3. "This is a tremendous honor. Our family is overjoyed," said Ethel Kennedy. "I love that the city he knew and cared about returns his devotion. Our family is enormously grateful for this glorious celebration of his life."
    on Jan 9, 2008 By: Ethel Kennedy Source: Huffington Post (blog)

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