exultation

[ eg-zuhl-tey-shuhn, ek-suhl- ]
/ ˌɛg zʌlˈteɪ ʃən, ˌɛk sʌl- /

noun

the act of exulting; lively or triumphant joy, as over success or victory.

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Also ex·ult·an·cy [ig-zuhl-tn-see], /ɪgˈzʌl tn si/, ex·ult·ance.

Origin of exultation

1375–1425; late Middle English <Latin ex(s)ultātiōn- (stem of ex(s)ultātiō), equivalent to ex(s)ultāt(us) (past participle of ex(s)ultāre to exult) + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM exultation

non·ex·ul·ta·tion, nounself-ex·ul·ta·tion, noun
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