What does exultant mean?

exultant meaning in General Dictionary

Inclined to exult described as or articulating exultation rejoicing triumphantly

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  • joyful and proud especially as a result of victory or success
  • Inclined to exult; described as, or expressing, exultation; rejoicing triumphantly.

exultant meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1650s, from Latin exultantem/exsultantem (nominative exultans/exsultans) "boastful, vainglorious," current participle of exultare/exsultare (see exult). Associated: Exultantly.


exultant meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Inclined to exult; described as, or revealing, exultation; rejoicing triumphantly.


Sentence Examples with the word exultant

Now came an exultant brief from the pope.

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