jubilation

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noun ju·bi·la·tion \ˌjü-bə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of jubilation

  1. 1 :  an act of rejoicing :  the state of being jubilant The news was greeted with jubilation.

  2. 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

see jubilate


First Known Use: 14th century


JUBILATION Defined for English Language Learners

jubilation

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noun ju·bi·la·tion \ˌjü-bə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of jubilation for English Language Learners

  • : great happiness or joy


JUBILATION Defined for Kids

jubilation

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noun ju·bi·la·tion \ˌjü-bə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of jubilation for Students

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



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