Examples of elation in a Sentence
most people can't imagine the kind of elation that comes with winning a super lottery's grand prize, but they're dying to find out
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To see their reactions of sheer joy, extasy, and elation, go through the photos in the gallery above.
Within minutes, a full range of emotions is usually on display—elation or ambivalence, surprise or heartbreak.
As Castle erupted in elation on one side of the field, Panthers players sat stunned in disbelief on the other.
The mood among Beavers fans went from elation to deflation.
Lyric Green and Wheeler's elation turned to disbelief, disappointment, then sadness.
So the elation was understandable when L.A. rapper Nipsey Hussle and club promoter Tommy Karas reopened the rink this past July.
Advocates of women’s rights in the kingdom responded with elation to the government’s decision.
In a lunch meeting with UC San Diego students before the ceremony, Bolden described the astonishment and elation of space flight.
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First Known Use of elation
Synonymscloud nine, elatedness, ecstasy, euphoria, exhilaration, heaven, high, intoxication, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, seventh heaven, swoon, transport
Related Wordsexaltation; 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, lightheartedness
Near Antonymsmisery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopes
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