But this was a slight vexation in the exultance of her mood.
They felt their bodies sway under the effects of acceleration and exultance filled them.
Forbes felt no longer an exultance at falling in with these people.
His chief sensation was one of utter loneliness, mingled with exultance at freedom.
There was an exultance about his bearing and a keenness like that of a hunting animal catching the fresh scent of game.
early 15c., from Old French exultacion, from Latin exultationem/exsultationem, noun of action from past participle stem of exultare/exsultare, frequentative of exsilire "leap out or up" (see exult). Notion is of leaping or dancing for joy. An Old English word for it was heahbliss "high bliss."