Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or condition of rejoicing greatly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of exulting; lively joy at success or victory, or at any advantage gained; rapturous delight; triumph.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of exulting; lively joy at success or victory, or at any advantage gained; rapturous delight; triumph.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of exulting; lively joy at success or victory, or at any advantage gained; great gladness; triumphant delight; triumph.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
  • n. a feeling of extreme joy

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Examples

  • A paw pumped the air in exultation as the red-nosed leader became swiss-cheese venison.

    DANGEROUS SKIES • by Gustavo Bondoni

  • In a third he punched the air in exultation as the final curtain fell, although there was no curtain, there was no possibility of a curtain.

    Excerpt: Atonement by Ian McEwan

  • Thompson's arms and later was lifted in exultation by teammates.

    Women's National Basketball Association - New York vs. Houston

  • She, too, reflecting on what she had won, said in exultation:

    Psalms of the Sisters

  • Her story is also similar to that of Sister Tissā. 108 And it was the 'Glory-verse' through which she won Arahantship that she declaimed in exultation:

    Psalms of the Sisters

  • But she discoursed in exultation on what both of them had said, as follows:

    Psalms of the Sisters

  • And reflecting on her victory, she broke forth in exultation:

    Psalms of the Sisters

  • Reflecting on her attainment, she uttered these verses in exultation:

    Psalms of the Sisters

  • At this crisis the women and followers of the Scottish camp, hearing such triumphant exclamations from their friends, impatiently quitted their station behind the hill and ran to the summit, waving their scarfs and plaids in exultation of the supposed victory.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Nature, like a proud conqueror, appeared to have put on a triumphal garb, in exultation of the devastation she had committed the night before.

    The Scottish Chiefs

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