exultation exultation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a feeling of extreme joy
  2. (n) the utterance of sounds expressing great joy

Usage(s):

  1. Or sometimes carnage and exultation at once.
  2. There was no overwhelming sense of sorrow in Cuba nor exultation across the Straits of Florida.
  3. There is a place for roaring, for the shouting exultation of a baseball game, for hymns and spoken prayers, for orchestras and cries of pleasure.

News

  1. Tyson Gay once against fastest in U.S., sets sights on Usain Bolt

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- In victory or in defeat, in exultation or in sorrow, at the beginning or at the end, athletes leave images. Namath's index finger wagging in the tropical air. Kirk Gibson pumping his right arm as he rounded second base. Jordan holding that finish in Salt Lake City. Last summer on the first Sunday in August, U. S. sprinter Tyson Gay finished fourth in the 100 meters at the ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Tim Layden: Tyson Gay once against fastest in U.S., sets sights on Usain Bolt

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- In victory or in defeat, in exultation or in sorrow, at the beginning or at the end, athletes leave images. Namath's index finger wagging in the tropical air. Kirk Gibson pumping his right arm as he rounded second base. Jordan holding that finish in Salt Lake City. Last summer on the first Sunday in August, U. S. sprinter Tyson Gay finished fourth in the 100 meters at the ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. AJC on Iran Elections

    NEW YORK, June 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called the election of Hassan Rowhani as president of Iran potentially noteworthy, but warned against any rush to exultation.(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO )"The election of the reportedly moderate Rowhani, following a large voter turnout and absent the violence that came with the 2009 reelection of Mahmoud ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "It's not just a piece about the French Revolution, it's about revolution in a much broader sense, and it's about the capacity that human beings have for personal change," Waters said. "The piece is an exultation and an encouragement to those...
    on Jul 13, 2005 By: Roger Waters Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "The cards are being called in," Harvey said. "After hoping the church would turn around and repent, we say 'enough' and with humility and sorrow but also a great sense of exultation and joy, we go forward."
    on Nov 29, 2007 By: Donald Harvey Source: North County Times

  3. On Wednesday, demonstrators acted "in a way that certainly demonstrated a lot of values in terms of putting the issue above momentary exultation and excitement of that kind of event," Paterson said.
    on May 8, 2008 By: David Paterson Source: Newsday

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