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jubilant


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jubilant  \Ju"bi*lant\,  a.  [L.  jubilans,  -antis,  p.  pr  of 
  jubilare  to  shout  for  joy:  cf  F.  jubila?.  See  {Jubilate}.] 
  Uttering  songs  of  triumph;  shouting  with  joy;  triumphant; 
  exulting.  ``The  jubilant  age.''  --Coleridge. 
 
  While  the  bright  pomp  ascended  jubilant.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jubilant 
  adj  1:  joyful  and  proud  especially  because  of  triumph  or  success; 
  "rejoicing  crowds  filled  the  streets  on  VJ  Day";  "a 
  triumphal  success";  "a  triumphant  shout"  [syn:  {exultant}, 
  {exulting},  {prideful},  {rejoicing},  {triumphal},  {triumphant}] 
  2:  full  of  high-spirited  delight  [syn:  {elated},  {gleeful},  {joyful}] 




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