When you are delighted with the coming of a new baby, this is an example of a time when you exult over the birth.
Origin of exult
- Latin exsultāre ex- ex- saltāre to dance frequentative of salīre to leap sel- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French exulter, from Latin exsultare, frequentative of exsilire ‘jump up’, from ex- + salire ‘jump, leap’.