adjective elat·ed \i-ˈlā-təd\

: very happy and excited

Full Definition of ELATED

:  marked by high spirits :  exultant
elat·ed·ly adverb
elat·ed·ness noun

Examples of ELATED

  1. She was elated at the news.
  2. <she was elated upon learning that she had been accepted by her first-choice college>
  3. But I was elated when my song was banned. I mean, nothing could have complimented me more than to hear they just banned it at such-and-such a station … —Tom Petty, quoted in Rolling Stone, 14 Nov. 2002

First Known Use of ELATED

circa 1619


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