exult


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ex·ult

 (ĭg-zŭlt′)
intr.v. ex·ult·ed, ex·ult·ing, ex·ults
1. To rejoice greatly; be jubilant or triumphant.
2. Obsolete To leap upward, especially for joy.

[Latin exsultāre : ex-, ex- + saltāre, to dance, frequentative of salīre, to leap; see sel- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·ul′tance, ex·ul′tan·cy n.

exult

(ɪɡˈzʌlt)
vb (intr)
1. to be joyful or jubilant, esp because of triumph or success; rejoice
2. (often foll by over) to triumph (over); show or take delight in the defeat or discomfiture (of)
[C16: from Latin exsultāre to jump or leap for joy, from saltāre to leap]
exultation n
exˈultingly adv
Usage: See at exalt

ex•ult

(ɪgˈzʌlt)

v.i.
1. to show or feel a lively or triumphant joy: exulted over their victory.
2. Obs. to leap for joy.
[1560–70; < Latin ex(s)ultāre to leap up, exult]
ex•ult′ing•ly, adv.

exult


Past participle: exulted
Gerund: exulting

Imperative
exult
exult
Present
I exult
you exult
he/she/it exults
we exult
you exult
they exult
Preterite
I exulted
you exulted
he/she/it exulted
we exulted
you exulted
they exulted
Present Continuous
I am exulting
you are exulting
he/she/it is exulting
we are exulting
you are exulting
they are exulting
Present Perfect
I have exulted
you have exulted
he/she/it has exulted
we have exulted
you have exulted
they have exulted
Past Continuous
I was exulting
you were exulting
he/she/it was exulting
we were exulting
you were exulting
they were exulting
Past Perfect
I had exulted
you had exulted
he/she/it had exulted
we had exulted
you had exulted
they had exulted
Future
I will exult
you will exult
he/she/it will exult
we will exult
you will exult
they will exult
Future Perfect
I will have exulted
you will have exulted
he/she/it will have exulted
we will have exulted
you will have exulted
they will have exulted
Future Continuous
I will be exulting
you will be exulting
he/she/it will be exulting
we will be exulting
you will be exulting
they will be exulting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exulting
you have been exulting
he/she/it has been exulting
we have been exulting
you have been exulting
they have been exulting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exulting
you will have been exulting
he/she/it will have been exulting
we will have been exulting
you will have been exulting
they will have been exulting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exulting
you had been exulting
he/she/it had been exulting
we had been exulting
you had been exulting
they had been exulting
Conditional
I would exult
you would exult
he/she/it would exult
we would exult
you would exult
they would exult
Past Conditional
I would have exulted
you would have exulted
he/she/it would have exulted
we would have exulted
you would have exulted
they would have exulted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exult - feel extreme happiness or elationexult - feel extreme happiness or elation  
joy, rejoice - feel happiness or joy
triumph, rejoice, wallow - be ecstatic with joy
2.exult - to express great joyexult - to express great joy; "Who cannot exult in Spring?"
glory - rejoice proudly
chirk up, cheer up, cheer - become cheerful

exult

verb
1. be joyful, be delighted, rejoice, be overjoyed, celebrate, large it (Brit. slang), be elated, be jubilant, jump for joy, make merry, be in high spirits, jubilate He seemed calm, but inwardly he exulted.
2. revel, glory in, boast, crow, taunt, brag, vaunt, drool, gloat, take delight in He was still exulting over his victory.

exult

verb
1. To feel or express an uplifting joy over a success or victory:
2. To feel or take joy or pleasure:
Translations
يَبْتَهِج، يفرَح جِدا
fryde sigjubletriumfere
fagna
gavilētlīksmottriumfēt
mutlulukla coşmak

exult

[ɪgˈzʌlt] VI to exult in or at or overregocijarse por

exult

[ɪgˈzʌlt] viexulter, jubiler
to exult at sth (= rejoice) → se réjouir de qch

exult

vifrohlocken; exulting in his freedomseine Freiheit genießend

exult

[ɪgˈzʌlt] vi (frm) to exult in or over or atesultare per

exult

(igˈzalt) verb
(with in or at) to be very happy; to rejoice. They exulted in their victory / at the news of their victory.
exˈultant adjective
very happy (at a victory or success etc). exultant football fans.
ˌexulˈtation (eg-) noun
References in classic literature ?
And you need not exult over him, good brother of the Southern States; for we have some inklings that many of you, under similar circumstances, would not do much better.
Emma watched the entree of her own particular little friend; and if she could not exult in her dignity and grace, she could not only love the blooming sweetness and the artless manner, but could most heartily rejoice in that light, cheerful, unsentimental disposition which allowed her so many alleviations of pleasure, in the midst of the pangs of disappointed affection.
Ere I had finished this reply, my soul began to expand, to exult, with the strangest sense of freedom, of triumph, I ever felt.
I was haunted by the fear that she would, sooner or later, find me out, with a black face and hands, doing the coarsest part of my work, and would exult over me and despise me.
it is then thou who art come to exult over the ruins thou hast assisted to lay low?
Art thou come, by chance, cruel basilisk of these mountains, to see if in thy presence blood will flow from the wounds of this wretched being thy cruelty has robbed of life; or is it to exult over the cruel work of thy humours that thou art come; or like another pitiless Nero to look down from that height upon the ruin of his Rome in embers; or in thy arrogance to trample on this ill-fated corpse, as the ungrateful daughter trampled on her father Tarquin's?
My dear nurse," said Penelope, "do not exult too confidently over all this.
Each man smote down his brother, and was himself smitten down before he had time to exult in his victory.
by a cry, at first muffled and broken, like the sobbing of a child, and then quickly swelling into one long, loud, and continuous scream, utterly anomalous and inhuman - a howl - a wailing shriek, half of horror and half of triumph, such as might have arisen only out of hell, conjointly from the throats of the dammed in their agony and of the demons that exult in the damnation.
No one seemed to exult more than their guide, who turned, with Mohegan still lashed to his back, and, laughing in his own manner, said:
Thus ever does the gross fatality of earth exult in its invariable triumph over the immortal essence which, in this dim sphere of half development, demands the completeness of a higher state.
Look upon this damosel; note her wasted form, her halting step, her bloomless cheeks where youth should blush and happiness exult in smiles