Exultation

  • 1 exultation — [ ɛgzyltasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIe; lat. exsultatio, de exsultare ♦ Relig. ou littér. Transport de joie, état de celui qui exulte. ⇒ allégresse, gaieté, jubilation, liesse. « je vois déjà l exultation barbare de mes ennemis » (Rousseau). ● exultation… …

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  • 2 Exultation — Ex ul*ta tion (?; 277), n. [L. exsultatio: cf. F. exultation.] The act of exulting; lively joy at success or victory, or at any advantage gained; rapturous delight; triumph. [1913 Webster] His bosom swelled with exultation. Prescott. [1913… …

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  • 3 exultation — EXULTATION. s. f. Allegresse, grande joye. Aprés le gain d une telle bataille, il y eut une grande joye, une grande exultation dans tout le Royaume …

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  • 4 Exultation — Exultation, lat. deutsch, das Frohlocken; davon exultiren …

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  • 5 exultation — early 15c., from O.Fr. exultacion, from L. exultationem/exsultationem, noun of action from pp. stem of exultare/exsultare, frequentative of exsilire leap out or up (see EXULT (Cf. exult)). Notion is of leaping or dancing for joy. An O.E. word for …

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  • 6 exultation — [n] celebration, reveling crowing, delight, elation, glee, gloating, glory, happiness, high spirits, joy, joyousness, jubilance, jubilation, merriment, rejoicing, satisfaction, transport, triumph; concepts 32,410 Ant. discouragement …

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  • 7 exultation — Exultation, Exultatio …

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  • 8 exultation — [egzult′ n sē, igzult′ n sēegz΄əl tā′shən, eks΄əltā′shən] n. [ME exultacion < L exultatio, exsultatio < pp. of exsultare] the act of exulting; rejoicing; jubilation; triumph: also exultance [eg zult′ ns, igzult′ ns] or exultancy [egzult′ n… …

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  • 9 exultation — (è gzul ta sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. Action d exulter, grande joie. •   Sur sa chute on se récria, à savoir le peuple de Troie, D exultation et de joie, SCARRON Virg. v.. •   Il vous est aisé de me faire passer pour un monstre,… …

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  • 10 exultation — n. exultation at, in, over …

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  • 11 exultation — noun a gold medalist filled with exultation Syn: jubilation, rejoicing, happiness, pleasure, joy, gladness, delight, glee, elation, cheer, euphoria, exhilaration, delirium, ecstasy, rapture, exuberance …

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  • 12 exultation — exult ► VERB ▪ show or feel triumphant elation. DERIVATIVES exultancy noun exultant adjective exultantly adjective exultation noun exulting adjective. ORIGIN Latin exsultare, from exsilire leap up …

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  • 13 exultation — noun Date: 15th century the act of exulting ; the state of being exultant …

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  • 14 exultation — /eg zul tay sheuhn, ek sul /, n. the act of exulting; lively or triumphant joy, as over success or victory. Also, exultancy /ig zul tn see/, exultance. [1375 1425; late ME < L ex(s)ultation (s. of ex(s)ultatio), equiv. to ex(s)ultat(us) (ptp. of… …

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  • 15 exultation — noun The act of exulting; lively joy at success or victory, or at any advantage gained; rapturous delight; triumph …

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  • 16 exultation — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. rejoicing, triumph, elation; see celebration 2 , happiness 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. jubilation, rejoicing, joy, triumph, ecstasy, elation, glee, euphoria, happiness, exhilaration. ANT.: misery, depression,… …

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  • 17 exultation — ex·ul·ta·tion || ‚egzÊŒl teɪʃn n. joy, gaiety, glee …

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  • 18 exultation — n. Joy (for success or victory), transport, elation, delight, triumph …

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  • 19 exultation — n triumph, glory; rejoicing, jubilation, joyousness, delight, gladness; excitement, exhilaration, elation, joy, cloud nine, seventh heaven, exaltation; rapture, transport, ecstasy; reveling, revelry, paean …

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  • 20 exultation — ex·ul·ta·tion …

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