V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. cheerful celebration; 2. feeling of great joy

Synonyms: celebration, cheer, delight, elation, pleasure, excitement

Antonyms: boredom, sadness, misery

Tips: Jubilation is derived from the Latin jubilare, which means "to call out." Jubilation is often expressed by calling out in celebration. The adjective jubilant describes people who are joyful because of success or full of high-spirited energy and happiness.

Usage Examples:

The crowd called out in jubilation when Gary scored the winning touchdown. (celebration)

The politician's jubilant supporters applauded wildly during his speech. (elated) adjective

The girls jumped up and down in jubilation when they won the all-state volleyball tournament. (celebration, delight, excitement)

Although I was exhausted, I was so jubilant after completing my first marathon, I wanted to celebrate for hours. (elated, excited) adjective

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