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Definition of "exultation" []

  • The act or condition of rejoicing greatly. (noun)
  • To be joyful or jubilant, esp because of triumph or success; rejoice (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To triumph (over); show or take delight in the defeat or discomfiture (of) (verb)

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Use "exultation" in a sentence
  • "A paw pumped the air in exultation as the red-nosed leader became swiss-cheese venison."
  • "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."
  • "Thompson's arms and later was lifted in exultation by teammates."