exult

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exult

rejoice exceedingly; delight; revel
Not to be confused with:
exalt – praise; elevate; glorify; ennoble

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 ?
I noted the gurgling forefoot was very like a snore, and as I listened to it the effect of Wolf Larsen's swift rush from sublime exultation to despair slowly left me.
Tom's days were days of splendor and exultation to him, but his nights were seasons of horror.
And this noisiness, this exultation at the moment of the ship's departure, make a tremendous contrast to the silent moments of her arrival in a foreign roadstead - the silent moments when, stripped of her sails, she forges ahead to her chosen berth, the loose canvas fluttering softly in the gear above the heads of the men standing still upon her decks, the master gazing intently forward from the break of the poop.
But their wild exultation was suddenly checked When the jailer informed them, with tears, Such a sentence would have not the slightest effect, As the pig had been dead for some years.
"I will tell it," cried Milady, with a feigned exultation, "on the day when I shall have suffered sufficiently for my faith."
Poor Reginald was beyond measure concerned to see his fair friend in such distress, and watched her with so much tender solicitude, that I, who occasionally caught her observing his countenance with exultation, was quite out of patience.
I always tried my best to beat Strickland, because he was a player who despised the opponent he vanquished; his exultation in victory made defeat more difficult to bear.
That hour always had the exultation of victory, of triumphant ending, like a hero's death--heroes who died young and gloriously.
The soul of her youth clamored for its rights; for a share in the world's glory and exultation. She leaned back and drew her veil a little closer about her face.
Harriet was a little distresseddid look a little foolish at first: but having once owned that she had been presumptuous and silly, and selfdeceived, before, her pain and confusion seemed to die away with the words, and leave her without a care for the past, and with the fullest exultation in the present and future; for, as to her friend's approbation, Emma had instantly removed every fear of that nature, by meeting her with the most unqualified congratulations.
My exultation was short-lived, however, for scarcely had I gained a secure seat upon the sill than a huge hand grasped me by the neck from behind and dragged me violently into the room.
It mattered not that they made him sea-sick--he made no account of this inconvenience; and, whilst his body was writhing under their effects, his spirit bounded with hopeful exultation.