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
the jubilation of the crowd
Recent Examples of jubilation from the Web
Enter Newport defender Mark O'Brien, who scored what was just his second ever career goal, chesting and volleying a brilliant effort to send the Rodney Parade faithful into jubilation and keep his side up.
Schools have quickly reopened, but initial jubilation has turned to despondency among teachers who, six months later, remain unpaid.
With jubilation, reports Kathy Stephenson for the Salt Lake Tribune.
On the mainland, the jubilation continued to reverberate.
There was too much jubilation and joy in the Cavs’ locker room to wade into that territory.
Totti scores the opening goal against Parma on the final day of the season, ripping off his shirt in jubilation, bringing the Serie A title to Roma for the first time in 18 years.
But the jubilation had another cause, too: the rejection, by a wide margin, of hard-line challenger Ebrahim Raisi, who had the backing of key regime power centers in Iran, including the top brass of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
Then came the Japanese surrender, and the jubilation among U.S. troops was mixed with a sobering reminder of the war in the form of Americans who had been prisoners of the Japanese, stopping in Okinawa on their way home.
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JUBILATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jubilation for English Language Learners
: great happiness or joy
JUBILATION Defined for Kids
Definition of jubilation for Students
: the act of rejoicing : the state of being noisily happy
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