Definition of jubilation in English:



  • [mass noun] A feeling of great happiness and triumph:

    ‘unbelievable scenes of jubilation’
    • ‘The patrolmen broke into joyous jubilation, some even crying tears of happiness.’
    • ‘Exam results day may bring jubilation or despair to thousands of Swindon youngsters next month.’
    • ‘The world saw the optimism and jubilation of a newly liberated country through her pictures.’
    • ‘As the final whistle blew, the crowd erupted in jubilation.’
    • ‘The thousands watching broke into thunderous applause and a roar of jubilation!’
    • ‘Elation, relief, and jubilation were all felt as the final whistle blew.’
    • ‘There was jubilation at the museum last night that the icon of Britain's golden age of steam is coming to York and will continue to run on our railways.’
    • ‘The news was greeted with widespread jubilation in Hull yesterday.’
    • ‘This is a day of rejoicing and jubilation, a day of praise and honor, a day of giddy celebration.’
    • ‘Relief and jubilation sent a huge crowd spilling on to the pitch and the celebrations began.’
    • ‘The scenes of jubilation witnessed at the final whistle were mighty.’
    • ‘The scenes of relief and jubilation were awe-inspiring and extra-time loomed.’
    • ‘Inside the courtroom, there was no jubilation, and it was a much different scene.’
    • ‘There was jubilation from supporters who had backed the 32-year-old marketing consultant.’
    • ‘And on Monday night the scenes of jubilation were repeated in Waterford City.’
    • ‘Half the fans went home with heavy hearts, the rest in jubilation.’
    • ‘There was jubilation all around, with the corporate captains leading the cheer.’
    • ‘There was jubilation, relief and joy for the thousands of fans who had made their way to Casement Park.’
    • ‘There was widespread jubilation this week when the public inquiry agreed the incinerator should not be built.’
    • ‘There were scenes of jubilation as the lads brought home the cup and the celebrations went on for several days.’
    exultation, triumph, joy, joyousness, rejoicing, elation, euphoria, ecstasy, rapture, transports of delight, glee, gleefulness, exuberance
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