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[mass noun] A feeling of triumphant elation or jubilation; rejoicing.‘she laughs in exultation’
jubilation, rejoicing, happiness, pleasure, joy, gladness, delight, glee, elation, cheer, euphoria, exhilaration, delirium, ecstasy, rapture, exuberance, glory, triumphcelebration, revelry, merrymaking, festivity, feastingcrowing, gloating, boastingView synonyms
- ‘But beneath my anger, there is also exultation, something electric, happiness to have survived, the clarity that comes from facing death.’
- ‘People were shouting and cheering in frenzied exultation.’
- ‘The club takes its name from the Spanish cry of exuberance and exultation.’
- ‘Once able to excite listeners into an exhilarating sort of exultation at the peak of their fury, the group even seemed cognizant of the fact that this sort of template is proving less tenable.’
- ‘And through it all is an exultation, a sheer delight in growing more and more attuned to the living, breathing world.’
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