What does elation mean?

Definitions for elationɪˈleɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elation(noun)

    an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression

  2. elation, high spirits, lightness(noun)

    a feeling of joy and pride

Wiktionary

  1. elation(Noun)

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

  2. elation(Noun)

    A feeling of joy and pride

  3. Origin: From elacioun, from elacion, from elationem, accusative singular of elatio, from elatus, perfect passive participle of effero, from e, short form of ex, + fero.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elation(noun)

    a lifting up by success; exaltation; inriation with pride of prosperity

  2. Origin: [L. elatio. See Elate.]

Anagrams for elation »

  1. Oltenia

  2. toenail

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Socrates:

    Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.

  2. Socrates:

    Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.

  3. Tom Fitzgerald:

    We might do well to contain our elation at seeing the light at the end of the tunnel until we are certain it is not some guy on a motorcycle coming straight at us.

  4. Jason Whatley:

    There aren't words in the English language to describe the level of relief and elation experienced by the Thomas family, now begins another hard chapter, but for now, we celebrate.

  5. Grace Speare:

    Think and feel yourself there! To achieve any aim in life, you need to project the end-result. Think of the elation, the satisfaction, the joy! Carrying the ecstatic feeling will bring the desired goal into view.

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