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noun as in celebration

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Wichita State grabbed the rebound and Alterique Gilbert got a good look at a game-winning three, but it bounced harmlessly away, setting off jubilation among the Bulldogs.

Alex Ovechkin lifted his hands in jubilation and yelled as his 708th career goal doubled as the overtime winner Saturday night at Capital One Arena.

Inauguration musical performances, in their need to balance solemnity with jubilation, are always tricky propositions.

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The fact that I was neither outraged nor filled with jubilation was not only unacceptable, but also placed me in the minority.

As such, being led through the set by production designer Michael Shaw is a journey best described as “claustrophobic jubilation.”

Arriving at the Melody Ballroom, the atmosphere was a frenzy of joy, jubilation and holy bedlam.

There was a great deal of jubilation in the cottage and then Cunningham himself came to visit us to congratulate us in person.

Jubilation might be a more appropriate term for the public that has so longed for this to happen.

There was much jubilation among the garrison at this outcome of the long-expected and dreaded attack.

He was received in London with jubilation, and was richly pensioned for his heroic adventures.

But he did not fall, and her expression of jubilation changed to disappointment.

"Nobly," agreed Captain Mayo, allowing himself a moment of jubilation, even though the dreaded shoals were ahead.

And spurring his horse, he emerged from the thicket, leaving the gauchos there, in a state of jubilation impossible to describe.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jubilation, such as: happiness, joy, exultation, festivity, gladness, and merriment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.