jubilation


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ju·bi·la·tion

 (jo͞o′bə-lā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of rejoicing.
b. The condition or feeling of being jubilant.
2. A celebration or other expression of joy.

jubilation

(ˌdʒuːbɪˈleɪʃən)
n
a feeling of great joy and celebration

ju•bi•la•tion

(ˌdʒu bəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a feeling of or the expression of joy or exultation.
2. the act of rejoicing or jubilating.
3. a joyful or festive celebration.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin jūbilātiō wild shouting =jūbilā(re) (see jubilant) + -tiō -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jubilation - a feeling of extreme joyjubilation - a feeling of extreme joy    
joy, joyfulness, joyousness - the emotion of great happiness
triumph - the exultation of victory
2.jubilation - a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy eventjubilation - a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
social function, social occasion, occasion, affair, function - a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions"
3.jubilation - the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
utterance, vocalization - the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

jubilation

noun joy, triumph, celebration, excitement, ecstasy, jubilee, festivity, elation, jamboree, exultation His resignation was greeted by jubilation on the streets of Sofia.

jubilation

noun
The act or condition of feeling an uplifting joy over a success or victory:
Translations
إبْتِهاج، تَهْليل
jásotprovolávání slávy
jubeltriumf
sigurgleîi
neşesevinçzafer sarhoşluğu

jubilation

[ˌdʒuːbɪˈleɪʃən] Njúbilo m

jubilation

[ˌdʒuːbɪˈleɪʃən] njubilation f

jubilation

nJubel m; a cause for jubilationein Grund zum Jubel; a mood of jubilationeine triumphale Stimmung

jubilation

[ˌdʒuːbɪˈleɪʃn] n (emotion) → giubilo
she was full of jubilation at the news of her win → esultò quando seppe di aver vinto

jubilant

(ˈdʒuːbilənt) adjective
showing and expressing triumphant joy. Jubilant crowds welcomed the victorious team home.
ˈjubilantly adverb
ˌjubiˈlation (-ˈlei-) noun
(sometimes in plural) (triumphant) rejoicing. There was great jubilation over the victory; The jubilations went on till midnight.
References in classic literature ?
The boy gave a loud, high shriek, which, lost in the rest of the shock of sound, might have seemed, indistinctly, though I was so close to him, a note either of jubilation or of terror.
Bazin, who had been standing listening to all this controversy with a pious jubilation, sprang toward them, took the breviary of the curate and the missal of the Jesuit, and walked respectfully before them to clear their way.
Seal's secret jubilation the rule which forbade discussion of shop at tea-time was overlooked.
But give my love to Ozma, and tell her I'll be there in time for the jubilation.
There was great jubilation in the encampment after the arrival of the newcomers, old friendships were renewed and new ones made.
And Zarathustra stopped his ears, for just then did the YE-A of the ass mix strangely with the noisy jubilation of those higher men.
These are too mean parts of the pageant: and you don't hear widows' cries or mothers' sobs in the midst of the shouts and jubilation in the great Chorus of Victory.
Nevertheless, there had also been jubilation, particularly in the Salzburg region, when Hitler's troops entered Austria in 1938.
QUIET JUBILATION WILL INHABIT THE halls of London's very proper Royal Ballet School just after Christmas.
In Ras Al Khaimah, a long parade of cars circled the emirate in jubilation.
There's much jubilation, but these weary and battle-scarred men think they have to carry on fighting in the Pacific.
He contends that the jubilation over the TWU victory ought to be muted.