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
This mental illness can cause feelings of depression coupled with episodes of mania (basically swinging from periods of being down and being elated or really energetic), according to the National Institute of Mental Health.
When his pitch was over, the young CEO walked out feeling strangely elated.
The tweet has already caught the attention and ire of Bucks fans, many of whom were likely elated after Milwaukee's 104-102 victory earlier in the day, punctuated by Antetokounmpo's game-winner with just more than 5 seconds left on the clock.
From the Dominican Republic, Tatis Jr. became elated when hearing the Missions will be named the Flying Chanclas for nine games this season.
Nevertheless, Malala is proud of her country and elated to be home.
After more than 14 hours of climbing, Dawa Yangzum and her partners arrived atop K2 at 2:30 p.m., elated and emotional.
Chaudry, an attorney and author who advocated for Syed’s case years before Serial (and who continued to work on it afterwards, not least as part of the Undisclosed podcast team), was understandably elated.
Most players feel elated or excited after scoring a goal.
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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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