Examples of elated in a Sentence
- Alec felt elated—it was the first time that the stallion hadn't drawn back into the stall at the sight of him. —Walter Farley, The Black Stallion, (1941) 2002
- 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
- Inside the … hall, the combination of national crisis and imminent electoral victory creates an atmosphere at once pensive and elated. —Yossi Klein Halevi, New Republic, 25 Dec. 2000
- Much elated with her success, Jo did "tell on," all about their plays and plans, their hopes and fears for Father, and the most interesting events of the little world in which the sisters lived. —Louisa May Alcott, Little Women, 1869
She was elated at the news.
she was elated upon learning that she had been accepted by her first-choice college
Recent Examples of elated from the Web
Coach Dabo Swinney, elated from what turned out to be an outstanding first day of the early signing period, had some really nice things to say about the Cartersville, G.A. native, including a comparison to legendary quarterback Deshaun Watson.
An elated Bennett was short on words, preferring to let his singing, and his smile, do the talking.
Gerwig bathes Ronan’s bare-moon face in Golden State light, elated, as Lady Bird looks out the window of the driver’s seat.
Most hospital patients are elated to hear these words, especially after recovering from a long illness or serious accident.
Starving for the beat, the crowd's roar was humongous, and J. Balvin, elated and overwhelmed, charmingly broke his composure, and obligated the demand with an exuberant finish.
One of the most poignant moments in the film is when Gaga becomes elated after completing a performance and feels no physical pain for the first time.
After their friend offered his sperm without even being asked, the couple was elated, and was hopeful about getting pregnant without medical intervention.
Netanyahu was elated to have Trump in office after tense relations with the Obama administration, and some of that has come through in a recent parroting of Trump’s rhetorical style.
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First Known Use of elated
Synonymsecstatic, elevated, enrapt, enraptured, entranced, euphoric, exhilarated, giddy, heady, intoxicated, rapt, rapturous, rhapsodic (also rhapsodical)
Related Wordsenchanted, exultant, glorying, jubilant, rejoicing, triumphant; enthusiastic, excited, gung ho, thrilled; blissed-out, blissful, delighted, glad, gratified, happy, joyful, joyous, pleased, satisfied, tickled
Near Antonymsblue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heartsore, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholy, miserable, mournful, sad, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretched
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