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jubilation

Noun

1 a feeling of extreme joy [syn: exultation, jubilance, jubilancy]
2 a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event [syn: celebration]
3 the utterance of sounds expressing great joy [syn: exultation, rejoicing]

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Etymology

Latin: jubilare, 'shout for joy'

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A triumphant shouting; rejoicing; exultation.

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