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.
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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