Definition of Elation

1. Noun. An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression.




2. Noun. A feeling of joy and pride.
Exact synonyms: High Spirits, Lightness
Generic synonyms: Joy, Joyfulness, Joyousness
Specialized synonyms: Euphoria, Euphory
Derivative terms: Elate, Light

Definition of Elation

1. n. A lifting up by success; exaltation; inriation with pride of prosperity.

Definition of Elation

1. Noun. An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression ¹

2. Noun. A feeling of joy and pride ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elation

1. a feeling of great joy [n -S]

Medical Definition of Elation

1. The feeling or expression of excitement or gaiety; if prolonged and inappropriate, a characteristic of mania. Origin: L. Elatio, fr. Ef-fero, pp. E-latus, to lift up (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Elation

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1. The Little Book of Modern Verse: A Selection from the Work of by Jessie Belle Rittenhouse (1913)
"Be thou my exaltation Or fortitude of mien, Lord of the world's elation, Thou breath of things unseen! Bliss Carman. ..."

2. New Voices: An Introduction to Contemporary Poetry by Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson (1922)
"LORD OF MY HEART'S elation Lord of my heart's elation, Spirit of things unseen, Be thou my aspiration Consuming and serene! Bear up, bear out, bear onward, ..."

3. The Gypsy Trail: An Anthology for Campers by Mary Hopkins, Pauline Dorothea Goldmark (1914)
"Saint Francis of Assist LORD OF MY HEART S elation LORD of my heart's elation, Spirit of things unseen, Be thou my aspiration Consuming and serene! ..."

4. Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament Ending A.D. 1793 by William Belsham (1801)
"XIX The extreme elation of the court of London elation of m particular, at this moment, displayed itself London, most conspicuously in a singular memorial ..."

5. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"On the law of nature, and the law of гет- elation (where revelation is known) all human laws ought to. depend. That a rule of civil conduct should be ..."

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