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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A feeling of joy and pride; An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism.

Usage examples (38)
  • She knows that if I am not looking up every five minutes in elation to bug her about how great it is, that it's not great.
  • That’s more likely to end in elation, if it ever actually ends.
  • But the fact that she had refused him carried with it a certain elation.
  • I know, I know that feeling of discomfort or elation is back isn’t it. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Hearing the coach's "illation" (an inference, or that which is inferred) about a winning season ahead caused great "elation" (euphoria; exalted feeling) among the players.
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