joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success (Freq. 3)

rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day


a triumphal success


a triumphant shout

Syn: ↑exulting, ↑jubilant, ↑prideful, ↑rejoicing, ↑triumphal, ↑triumphant
Similar to: ↑elated
Derivationally related forms:

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  • Exultant — Ex*ult ant, a. [L. exsultans, exsultantis, p. pr. of exsultare. See {Exult}.] Inclined to exult; characterized by, or expressing, exultation; rejoicing triumphantly. [1913 Webster] Break away, exultant, from every defilement. I. Tay;or. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exultant — index ecstatic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exultant — 1650s, from L. exultantem/exsultantem, prp. of exultare/exsultare (see EXULT (Cf. exult)). Related: Exultantly …   Etymology dictionary

  • exultant — [adj] very happy blown away*, delighted, ecstatic, elated, exulting, flipping, flushed, flying, gleeful, high, joyful, joyous, jubilant, overjoyed, rejoicing, reveling, transported, triumphant, turned on*, wowed*; concept 403 Ant. depressed,… …   New thesaurus

  • exultant — [eg zult′ nt, igzult′ nt] adj. [L exsultans, prp. of exsultare] exulting; triumphant; jubilant exultantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • exultant — adjective Date: 1653 filled with or expressing great joy or triumph ; jubilant < an exultant cheer > < exultant fans > • exultantly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exultant — ex|ul|tant [ıgˈzʌltənt] adj formal very happy or proud, especially because you have succeeded in doing something ▪ an exultant mood ▪ Ralph was exultant. >exultantly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exultant — [[t]ɪgzʌ̱lt(ə)nt[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you are exultant, you feel very happy and proud about something you have done. [FORMAL] An exultant party leader said: We had a first class candidate and ran a first rate campaign. He will be an excellent MP.… …   English dictionary

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