Definitions for: Exult


[v] to express great joy; "As if the sea, and sky, and earth, rejoiced with new-born liberty." Shelley
[v] feel extreme happiness or elation



Webster (1913) Definition: Ex*ult", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Exulted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Exulting.] [L. exultare, exsultare, exultatum, exsultatum,
to leap vigorously, to exult, intens. fr. exsilire to spring
out or up; ex out + salire to spring, leap: cf. F. exulter.
See Salient.]
To be in high spirits; figuratively, to leap for joy; to
rejoice in triumph or exceedingly; to triumph; as, an
exulting heart. ``An exulting countenance.'' --Bancroft.

The dumb shall sing, the lame his crutch forego, And
leap exulting like the bounding roe. --Pope.

Synonyms: be on cloud nine, jubilate, jump for joy, rejoice, triumph, walk on air

See Also: cheer, cheer up, chirk up, glory, joy, rejoice, revel, triumph, wallow

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