Adjective "exultation" definition and examples

(Exultation may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌɛɡz(ʌ)lˈteɪʃn/

Definitions and examples

noun

A feeling of triumphant elation or jubilation; rejoicing.
  1. 'People were shouting and cheering in frenzied exultation.'
  2. 'But beneath my anger, there is also exultation, something electric, happiness to have survived, the clarity that comes from facing death.'
  3. 'Once able to excite listeners into an exhilarating sort of exultation at the peak of their fury, the group even seemed cognizant of the fact that this sort of template is proving less tenable.'

More definitions

noun

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