jubilation

[ joo-buh-ley-shuh n ]
/ ˌdʒu bəˈleɪ ʃən /

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.

Nearby words

  1. jubilant,
  2. jubilantly,
  3. jubilarian,
  4. jubilate,
  5. jubilatio,
  6. jubilatory,
  7. jubilee,
  8. jubilee year,
  9. jubilus,
  10. jud

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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British Dictionary definitions for jubilation

jubilation

/ (ˌdʒuːbɪˈleɪʃən) /

noun

a feeling of great joy and celebration
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