Definition of elation
1 : the quality or state of being elated
2 : pathological euphoria
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
Recent Examples of elation from the Web
The surge of elation that swept through New York City at the announcement of Phil Jackson’s departure on Wednesday morning was well-earned, given the Zen Master’s dismal and bumbling tenure as Knicks president.
Your first chance to catch the drama, frustration, elation and successes - all part of the entertainment -is coming up Wednesday, July 26 when the show premieres at 10 p.m.
The desperation in Hoke’s voice reflects a sobering reality for families of boys with the disease since their elation last fall over the drug’s approval.
Elation over German reunification ebbed amid the harsh realities of its cost and the difficulties of integrating east and west, but Kohl’s coalition squeaked by again in 1994.
British recreational math enthusiast David Bailey has a beautiful gallery of pavement tessellations from around the world on his page Tess-elation.
Much of the anguish and the elation in our lives begins with a glance, a kiss and then—a lifelong struggle to make sense of the verb to love.
There’s a kind of elation in seeing both famous and obscure phrases from the plays plucked and resituated, the effect first-rate — distancing, salutary.
Elation is the only cruise ship based year-round in Jacksonville.
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Definition of elation for Students
: the quality or state of being filled with joy or pride
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