What does elation mean?

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ɪˈleɪ ʃənela·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elationnoun

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

  2. elation, high spirits, lightnessnoun

    a feeling of joy and pride

Wiktionary

  1. elationnoun

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

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

  2. elationnoun

    A feeling of joy and pride

    Etymology: 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. Elationnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. elatio. See Elate.]

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  1. Oltenia

  2. toenail

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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

Examples of elation in a Sentence

  1. Seth Waugh:

    While we welcome enthusiastic fan engagement, we regret that a moment of high elation and pent-up emotion by spectators on the 18th hole... briefly overwhelmed security and made two players and their caddies feel vulnerable, we always put player safety at the top of our list and are grateful that order was restored.

  2. 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.

  3. Socrates:

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

  4. R. A. Salvatore, Siege of Darkness:

    To any intelligent being, there is no emotion more important than hope. Individually or collectively, we must hope that the future will be better than the past, that our offspring, and theirs after them, will be a bit closer to an ideal society, whatever our perception of that might be... It is at those times when we feel we are contributing to that ultimate end... we feel true elation.

  5. Socrates:

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

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    an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    • A. substitute
    • B. rapture
    • C. fancy
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