What is another word for exult?

434 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɛɡzˈʌlt], [ ɛɡzˈʌlt], [ ɛ_ɡ_z_ˈʌ_l_t]

Exult is a verb that means to feel or show great happiness or triumph. Its synonyms are revel, rejoice, jubilate, celebrate, cheer, glory, bask, exult in, and delight. Revel and rejoice both suggest an unrestrained expression of happiness and joy. Jubilate, on the other hand, implies a celebratory expression for a particular joyful occasion. Celebrate refers to praising and honoring something joyous. Cheer suggests expressing delight through audible and physical expression while glory indicates that someone is happy or proud of an achievement. Bask means to luxuriate in something pleasurable and exult in, and delight suggests extreme or exceptional happiness.

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What are the hypernyms for Exult?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for exult (as verbs)

What are the hyponyms for Exult?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for exult?

The word "exult" means to feel or show great delight, joy, and happiness. Antonyms for this word can be phrases or words that express the opposite meaning. Some antonyms for exult might include to feel sad, to be downcast, to despair or to mourn. Other antonyms could be to feel disappointed, to regret, to feel discouraged, or to be disheartened. These words and phrases would convey a sense of negativity and sorrow, emotions diametrically opposite to what exult denotes. Antonyms for exult can be useful when trying to describe a situation or a mood that is contrary to elation and happiness.

What are the antonyms for Exult?

Usage examples for Exult

One would think that they would exult in seeing him surprised and killed; but that is not crow nature.
"Ways of Wood Folk"
William J. Long
The latter, however, was no respecter of persons, but rather seemed to exult in having such important antagonists.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
His old jealousy made him exult at the change in her.
"Orientations"
William Somerset Maugham

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