jubilation

noun ju·bi·la·tion \ ˌjü-bə-ˈlā-shən \
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

Definition of jubilation

1 : an act of rejoicing : the state of being jubilant
  • The news was greeted with jubilation.
2 : an expression of great joy
  • the jubilations of the garrison were short-lived
  • —C. R. Low

Examples of jubilation in a Sentence

  1. the jubilation of the crowd

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Origin and Etymology of jubilation


JUBILATION Defined for English Language Learners

jubilation

noun

Definition of jubilation for English Language Learners

  • : great happiness or joy


JUBILATION Defined for Kids

jubilation

noun ju·bi·la·tion \ ˌjü-bə-ˈlā-shən \

Definition of jubilation for Students

: the act of rejoicing : the state of being noisily happy


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