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exultant

[ ig-zuhl-tnt ]
/ ɪgˈzʌl tnt /
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adjective

exulting; highly elated; jubilant; triumphant.

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Origin of exultant

1645–55; <Latin ex(s)ultant- (stem of ex(s)ultāns), present participle of exultāre to exult; see -ant

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British Dictionary definitions for exultant

exultant
/ (ɪɡˈzʌltənt) /

adjective

elated or jubilant, esp because of triumph or success

Derived forms of exultant

exultance or exultancy, nounexultantly, adverb
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