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elation

noun ela·tion \i-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of ELATION

1
:  the quality or state of being elated
2
:  pathological euphoria

Examples of ELATION

  1. <most people can't imagine the kind of elation that comes with winning a super lottery's grand prize, but they're dying to find out>

First Known Use of ELATION

14th century

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal
ELATION Defined for Kids

elation

noun ela·tion \i-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of ELATION for Kids

:  the quality or state of being filled with joy or pride
Medical Dictionary

elation

noun ela·tion \i-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of ELATION

:  pathological euphoria sometimes accompanied by intense pleasure
elat·ed \-ˈlāt-əd\ adjective

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