jubilant
[ joo-buh-luhnt ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid-17th century; Latin from jubilant- "calling, hallooing," from the verb jubilare. Originally coming from the sense of "making a joyful noise."
Synonyms
  • happy elated euphoric joyous exuberant
Antonyms
  • depressed discouraged sad sorrowful
Definition
showing great joy, satisfaction, or triumph; rejoicing; exultant
Example
A) The crowd became jubilant as the results of the election poured in. B) She was positively jubilant upon hearing that they had closed the deal.
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