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Definition of Elation

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high spirits, joy, feeling of pride
Elation Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
A lifting up by success; exaltation; inriation with pride of prosperity.
  
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elation
\e*la"tion\ (?), n. [l. elatio. see elate.] a lifting up by success; exaltation; inriation with pride of prosperity. "felt the elation of triumph." w. scott.

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Noun
1. an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
(antonym) depression
(hypernym) psychological state, mental state
(hyponym) bliss, blissfulness, cloud nine, seventh heaven, walking on air
(derivation) elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate
2. a feeling of joy and pride
(synonym) high spirits
(hypernym) joy, joyousness, joyfulness
(hyponym) euphoria
(derivation) elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate
Elation Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Phobia
Fear of gaiety, might die laughing
Elation Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Elation is an emotion of happiness.

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