ju·​bi·​lance ˈjü-bə-lən(t)s How to pronounce jubilance (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The book written by David Thompson with Sharon Washington maintains the film’s immediate post-World War II jubilance but jettisons much of the plot that was specific to De Niro and Minnelli. Charles Mcnulty, Los Angeles Times, 26 Apr. 2023 The grit and jubilance of Greenwood were on display Sunday as residents who know the history of this moment, along with visitors eager to learn, walked Greenwood Avenue ahead of the centennial of a race massacre that is getting new national attention. NBC News, 27 May 2021 The jubilance proved short-lived. Lila Thulin, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 May 2021 When that first world championship arrived on a gray February afternoon in 2013, Shiffrin’s face betrayed something far closer to relief and exhaustion than jubilance. Matthew Futterman, New York Times, 24 Jan. 2023 This developing trend has been met with both trepidation and jubilance, depending on the observer’s political affinities. Noah Rothman, National Review, 24 Feb. 2023 There was no celebration in front of The Jungle, no postgame jubilance from the packed house — which began to thin out with 2:36 left in the game — only an unfamiliar, empty feeling on the Plains. Tom Green | Tgreen@al.com, al, 25 Jan. 2023 Sinema's decision put an abrupt damper on the jubilance Democrats experienced this week after their caucus secured a 51st seat in the Senate with Sen. Raphael Warnock's victory in Georgia. Arkansas Online, 10 Dec. 2022 The extra-big twin-kidney grille (with glowing bezels, no less) suggests rather a kind of jubilance, a reveling in status. Dan Neil, WSJ, 10 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of jubilance was in 1864

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“Jubilance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jubilance. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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