December 25th, 2015

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Word of the Day 12/25/15 Joy

MERRY CHRISTMAS

or HAPPY FRIDAY, YA'LL!!


Joy (noun, verb)
joy [joi]


noun
1. the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation: She felt the joy of seeing her son's success.
2. a source or cause of keen pleasure or delight; something or someone greatly valued or appreciated: Her prose style is a pure joy.
3. the expression or display of glad feeling; festive gaiety.
4. a state of happiness or felicity.

verb (used without object)
5. to feel joy; be glad; rejoice.

verb (used with object)
6. Obsolete. to gladden.

Synonyms
1. rapture.
4. bliss. See pleasure.

Antonyms
1. misery, unhappiness, sorrow, grief.

Origin: 1175-1225; Middle English joy (e) < Old French joie, joye < Late Latin gaudia, neuter plural (taken as feminine singular) of Latin gaudium joy, equivalent to gaud- (base of gaudēre to be glad) + -ium -ium

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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Advent Day 25: What 1_million_words means to me.

I thought about this for a while, and came to the conclusion that I wanted to do some Word Maps on this - using different colours and fonts - and then play around with them to make a choice of icons as well. Without further ado, I'll get on with it!

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Looking forward to seeing what all of you come up with too! [EDIT: anyone who did Advent icons, please add or link your 'what 1MW means to me' icons in here if you wish (do a separate post if that's easier, but this will keep them all together). Anyone who didn't do Advent, you are also welcome to add icons or other graphics here too, of course!]