jubilation jubilation  /ˌdʒu bə ˈleɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a feeling of extreme joy
  2. (n) a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
  3. (n) the utterance of sounds expressing great joy

Usage(s):

  1. With jubilation and bloody revenge, Cuba's new government stepped off toward its uncharted, uncertain future.
  2. In the aftermath of their victory over the Soviets at Cierna and Bratislava, Czechoslovakia's rulers were carefully masking their jubilation.
  3. Months later, in November, however, that jubilation turned sour, when Californians voted to change the constitution to forbid gay marriage.

News

  1. Oklahoma's teen birth rate improved but not enough

    A favorable ranking on any national quality-of-life index might ordinarily generate jubilation in Oklahoma, which often scores poorly on such measures. But the only silver lining in the latest rankings on teen birth rates is that while Oklahoma is a shocking No. 4 in the nation, its rate has declined over the past five years.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Tulsa World

  2. Race ends with messy dance party

    In most 5K running events, the reaction at the finish line isn't necessarily jubilation. Relief, sure. For others, exhaustion. Maybe a little exhilaration.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Amarillo Globe-News

  3. Liverpool Transfers: Meet Iago Aspas, a Poor Man's Luis Suarez

    Who is Iago Aspas? The 25-year-old Celta Vigo forward is set to join Liverpool (per Sky Sports ) and this article will provide you with everything you need to know about Aspas.  After Celta survived relegation, the Balaídos crowd surrounded Aspas, their hero, in jubilation—he had created the decisive goal in the 1-0 victory over Espanyol.  As he sobbed uncontrollably, not only had he played his ...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "In the process of being cautious, we allowed the jubilation to go on longer than it should have," Ben Hatfield, chief executive of mine owner International Coal Group, said at a news conference as tears welled up in his eyes.
    on Jan 4, 2006 By: Ben Hatfield Source: USA Today

  2. "I'm not sure people have considered, in the euphoria and jubilation and excitement, the fishbowl Obama will be in," Smiley said. "How everything he does for black people, he runs the risk of being accused of being tribal."
    on Nov 1, 2008 By: Tavis Smiley Source: FOXNews

  3. "You think it's not going to be our day but they kept going and the jubilation you get from that point is terrific," said Bolton boss Gary Megson.
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Gary Megson Source: ic Wales

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