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jubilation

[joo-buh-ley-shuh n] /ˌdʒu bəˈleɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
a feeling of or the expression of joy or exultation:
Their jubilation subsided when they lost the second game.
2.
a joyful or festive celebration.
Origin of jubilation
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English jubilacioun (< Anglo-French) < Latin jūbilātiōn- (stem of jūbilātiō) a shouting for joy, equivalent to jūbilāt- (see jubilate) + -iōn- -ion
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jubilation

/ˌdʒuːbɪˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
a feeling of great joy and celebration
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Word Origin and History for jubilation
n.

late 14c., from Old French jubilacion "jubilation, rejoicing," and directly from Latin jubilationem (nominative jubilatio), noun of action from past participle stem of jubilare (see jubilant).

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