exaltation


ex·al·ta·tion

noun
\ˌeg-ˌzl-ˈtā-shən, ˌek-ˌsl-\

Definition of EXALTATION

1
a : marked or excessive intensification of a mental state or of the activity of a bodily part or function b : an abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or importance : a delusional euphoria
2
: an increase in degree or intensity <exaltation of virulence of a virus>

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