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English definition of “exultant”

exultant

adjective uk   /ɪɡˈzʌl.tənt/ formal us  
very happy, especially at someone else's defeat or failure: an exultant cheer an exultant crowdFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
exultantly
adverb uk   /-li/ formal us  
Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
(Definition of exultant from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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