exultant

[ig-zuhl-tnt]
adjective
exulting; highly elated; jubilant; triumphant.

Origin:
1645–55; < Latin ex(s)ultant- (stem of ex(s)ultāns), present participle of exultāre to exult; see -ant

exultantly, adverb
nonexultant, adjective
nonexultantly, adverb
unexultant, adjective
unexultantly, adverb
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exultant (ɪɡˈzʌltənt)
 
adj
elated or jubilant, esp because of triumph or success
 
ex'ultance
 
n
 
ex'ultancy
 
n
 
ex'ultantly
 
adv

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exultant
1650s, from L. exultantem/exsultantem, prp. of exultare/exsultare (see exult). Related: Exultantly.
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In the last panel, the yellow motif hovers exultantly at the top.
Still photographs of her from this era show a histrionically proud figure basking exultantly in the growing limelight.
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