- the act of exulting; lively or triumphant joy, as over success or victory.
Origin of exultation
Examples from the Web for exultancy
He thought he saw in him an exultancy which could only come from his late experiences in the field.No Defense, Complete
The voice of the Prussian was full and vibrant with exultancy.Red Masquerade
Louis Joseph Vance
The beauty of rhythmic movement, the joy of living and of being young, exultancy, baldanza–these are what they express for us.The Story of Florence
Edmund G. Gardner
She had turned her frank gaze to Hugh in mingled wonder, exultancy, and distress.Gideon's Band
George W. Cable
Word Origin and History for exultancy
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."