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Definitions for exultation
ˌɛg zʌlˈteɪ ʃən, ˌɛk sʌl-; ɪgˈzʌl tn siex·ul·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exultation, jubilance, jubilancy, jubilationnoun

    a feeling of extreme joy

  2. exultation, rejoicing, jubilationnoun

    the utterance of sounds expressing great joy


  1. exultationnoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Exultationnoun

    Joy; triumph; rapturous delight.

    Etymology: exultatio, Latin.

    Good effects may grow in each of the people towards other, in them all towards their pastor, and in their pastor towards every of them; between whom there daily and interchangeably pass, in the hearing of God himself, and in the presence of his holy angels, so many heavenly acclamations, exultations, provocations, petitions. Richard Hooker, b. v. s. 39.

    Devotion inspires men with sentiments of religious gratitude, and swells their hearts with inward transports of joy and exultation. Joseph Addison, Freeholder, №. 49.


  1. exultation

    Exultation is a feeling or expression of extreme happiness, joy, or triumph, often associated with a notable success or victory.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exultationnoun

    the act of exulting; lively joy at success or victory, or at any advantage gained; rapturous delight; triumph

  2. Etymology: [L. exsultatio: cf. F. exultation.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exultation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exultation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of exultation in a Sentence

  1. Martin Buber:

    Play is the exultation of the possible.

  2. Benjamin Haydon:

    One of the surest evidences of an elevated taste is the power of enjoying works of impassioned terrorism, in poetry, and painting. The man who can look at impassioned subjects of terror with a feeling of exultation may be certain he has an elevated taste.

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    immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    • A. greedy
    • B. plush
    • C. whirring
    • D. victimised

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