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jubilation

[ joo-buh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˌdʒu bəˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun

a feeling of or the expression of joy or exultation: Their jubilation subsided when they lost the second game.
a joyful or festive celebration.

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Origin of jubilation

1350–1400; Middle English jubilacioun (<Anglo-French ) <Latin jūbilātiōn- (stem of jūbilātiō) a shouting for joy, equivalent to jūbilāt- (see jubilate) + -iōn--ion

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jubilation
/ (ˌdʒuːbɪˈleɪʃən) /

noun

a feeling of great joy and celebration
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