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Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˌuːbɪlˈe͡ɪʃən] (IPA)

Jubilation, an expression of joy, can be described using a variety of synonyms that can better convey the feeling behind the emotion. Rejoicing, elation, exultation, ecstasy, and rapture are synonymous with jubilation and are often used interchangeably. Other synonyms include celebration, happiness, merriment, and cheer, which imply a sense of collective joy and participation. Delight, glee, and exuberance are more personal and individual emotions that are also synonyms for jubilation. Altogether, these synonyms do justice to the grandeur of the feeling of jubilation and convey the extent of the happiness and joy that one may feel in any given situation.

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What are the opposite words for jubilation?

Jubilation is an expression of great joy or happiness. The antonyms for jubilation are sorrow, grief, mourning, sadness, and despair. Sorrow is an acute feeling of sadness or regret, whereas grief is a deep sorrow, especially caused by someone's death. Mourning refers to the expression of deep sorrow or grief, especially in response to someone's death. Sadness is a feeling of unhappiness or low spirits. Despair is a state of being characterized by hopelessness or a complete lack of hope. Overall, these antonyms convey the opposite of jubilation and represent negative emotions associated with loss or disappointment.

Usage examples for Jubilation

A number of the men who were attracted by the captured cannon began firing them with great jubilation down the river at steamboats which they saw there, and Grant tried to have them, since they would fire guns, turn them upon the steamers which were coming across from Columbus loaded with troops.
"The Struggle for Missouri"
John McElroy
The great jubilation during the latter half of the nineteenth century-from 1851 onwards-over world-wide trade and Industrial Exhibitions, as the heralds of the world's peace and amity-a jubilation voiced in Tennyson's earlier Locksley Hall-was to a certain extent justified.
"The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of Their Strife"
Edward Carpenter
The jubilation was natural.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)"
John Holland Rose

Famous quotes with Jubilation

  • For blows on the fort of evil That never shows a breach, For terrible life-long races To a goal no foot can reach, For reckless leaps into darkness With hands outstretched to a star, There is jubilation in Heaven Where the great dead poets are.
    Joyce Kilmer

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