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
The elated townsfolk quickly anoint SpongeBob their savior.
McAdams was at the east side office of his Milwaukee attorney when the court opinion was released Friday morning, and was visibly elated.
Most players would be elated to follow in those footsteps.
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Her daughter is elated to take a shower without struggling with plastic containers.
While sitting at the back of bus, Ben and Elaine initially look elated to finally, officially be together for good.
Broide, the daughter of Rabbi Josh Broide, director of the Deborah and Larry D. Silver Center for Jewish Engagement Division of Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, was elated about making aliyah on June 25 and joining the IDF.
Students from Pace Academy felt elated as their white, 32-passenger bus carried them from Macon, Ga., back to their school’s Atlanta campus on March 4, 2016.
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blue, 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;
on cloud nine, over the moon;
ELATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of elated for English Language Learners
: very happy and excited
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