What does exhilarate mean?

Definitions for exhilarateɪgˈzɪl əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify(verb)

    fill with sublime emotion

    "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"


  1. exhilarate(Verb)

    To make happy, cheer up.

  2. exhilarate(Verb)

    To refreshingly thrill.

  3. exhilarate(Verb)

    To bring new life to.

  4. Origin: From exhilarare, from ex + hilarare, from hilaris.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exhilarate(verb)

    to make merry or jolly; to enliven; to animate; to gladden greatly; to cheer; as, good news exhilarates the mind; wine exhilarates a man

  2. Exhilarate(verb)

    to become joyous

  3. Origin: [L. exhilaratus, p. p. of exhilarare to gladden; ex out + hilarare to make merry, hilaris merry, cheerful. See Hilarious.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exhilarate

    egz-il′a-rāt, v.t. to make hilarious or merry: to enliven: to cheer.—adj. Exhil′arant, exhilarating: exciting joy, mirth, or pleasure.—n. an exhilarating medicine.—p.adj. Exhil′arāting, cheering: gladdening.—adv. Exhil′arātingly.—n. Exhilarā′tion, state of being exhilarated: joyousness.—adjs. Exhil′arātive, Exhil′arātory. [L. exhilarāre, -ātumex, inten., hilaris, cheerful.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhilarate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhilarate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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