elation

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noun ela·tion \i-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of elation

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being elated

  2. 2 :  pathological euphoria

Examples of elation in a Sentence

  1. 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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First Known Use of elation

14th century


ELATION Defined for Kids

elation

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noun ela·tion \i-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of elation for Students

  1. :  the quality or state of being filled with joy or pride


Medical Dictionary

elation

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noun ela·tion \i-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of elation

  1. :  pathological euphoria sometimes accompanied by intense pleasure

elated

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