Exult meaning

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(obsolete) To leap upward, especially for joy.
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(obs.) To leap up; leap with joy.
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To exult is defined as to feel or to show feelings of great happiness or joy.

When you are delighted with the coming of a new baby, this is an example of a time when you exult over the birth.

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To rejoice greatly; be jubilant or triumphant.
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To rejoice greatly; be jubilant; glory.
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To rejoice, be very happy.
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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’.

    From Wiktionary