exultant exultant  /ɪɡ ˈzəl tənt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

Usage(s):

  1. Last Tuesday, 150 years to the week after their forefathers, 200 exultant and sunburned Latter-day Saints reached Salt Lake City, having re-enacted the grueling great trek.
  2. A little more than an hour after the California Supreme Court ruled yesterday that gay couples can legally wed, one of the plaintiffs in the case, Stuart Gaffney, was exultant.

News

  • Hawks fans celebrate team's victory

    The cheers of exultant Blackhawks fans filled Madison Street on Monday night, a roar that began with Dave Bolland's goal to put Chicago up 3-2 and building to a crescendo as time expired in the third period.        
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

Quotes

  1. Villa, for once not on the scoresheet, added: "We've shown that in the big moments we've risen to the occasion. It's the best game we've played. We deserved to score more but a Puyol goal put us in the final and we're exultant."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David Villa Source: Independent

  2. "I first discovered this song by Ash about six years ago, and I simply couldn't stop listening to it. It's so exultant that it virtually shimmers," Lennox says.
    on Aug 4, 2008 By: Annie Lennox Source: MarketWatch

  3. "It's the best game we've played. We deserved to score more, but a Puyol goal put us in the final and we're exultant," Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque said after the game.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Vicente del Bosque Source: Press TV

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