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exhilaration

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of exhilaration

  1. 1 a pleasurably intense stimulation of the feelings <the lavish spectacle results in one exhilaration after another> Synonyms bang, boot, charge, thrill, frisson, jollies, kick, rush, titillation, wallopRelated Words arousal, buzz, electrification, high, intoxication; jolt, shock, surprise (also surprize); delectation, delight, enjoyment, joy, lift, pleasure; amusement, diversion, entertainment, fun, treat

  2. 2 a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion <the exhilaration of victory that spectators get to witness at the Olympic Games> Synonyms cloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, ecstasy, heaven, high, intoxication, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, seventh heaven, swoon, transportRelated Words exaltation; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, delight, enchantment, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, pleasure; reverie, trance; inspiration; fervor, frenzy, madness, passion; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartednessNear Antonyms misery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopesAntonyms depression




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