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Definitions for exhilaration
ɪgˌzɪl əˈreɪ ʃənex·hil·a·ra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhilaration, excitementnoun

    the feeling of lively and cheerful joy

    "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"

Wiktionary

  1. exhilarationnoun

    The act of enlivening the spirits; the act of making glad or cheerful; a gladdening.

  2. exhilarationnoun

    The state of being enlivened, cheerful or exhilarated.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Exhilarationnoun

    Etymology: from exhilarate.

    And therefore exhilaration hath some affinity with joy, though it be a much lighter motion. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exhilarationnoun

    the act of enlivening the spirits; the act of making glad or cheerful; a gladdening

  2. Exhilarationnoun

    the state of being enlivened or cheerful

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhilaration in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhilaration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of exhilaration in a Sentence

  1. George S. Patton:

    Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

  2. J. William Fulbright:

    It is amazing how soon one becomes accustomed to the sound of ones voice, when forced to repeat a speech five or six times a day. As election day approaches, the size of the crowds grows; they are more responsive and more interested; and one derives a certain exhilaration from that which, only a few weeks before, was intensely painful. This is one possible explanation of unlimited debate in the Senate.

  3. General George Patton:

    Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

  4. Richard DeVos:

    The riches of life, the love and joy and exhilaration of life can be found only with an upward look. This is an exciting world. It's cram-packed with opportunity. Great moments wait around every corner.

  5. Frazier Glenn Cross:

    I've never felt such exhilaration and overpowering joy.

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