exaltation

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noun ex·al·ta·tion \ˌeg-ˌzȯl-ˈtā-shən, ˌek-ˌsȯl-\

Definition of exaltation

  1. 1 :  an act of exalting :  the state of being exalted

  2. 2 :  an excessively intensified sense of well-being, power, or importance

  3. 3 :  an increase in degree or intensity <exaltation of virulence of a virus>

Examples of exaltation in a sentence

  1. feelings of joy and exaltation

14th Century

First Known Use of exaltation

14th century


EXALTATION Defined for English Language Learners

exaltation

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noun ex·al·ta·tion \ˌeg-ˌzȯl-ˈtā-shən, ˌek-ˌsȯl-\

Definition of exaltation for English Language Learners

  • : the act of raising someone or something in importance : the act of exalting someone or something or the state of being exalted

  • : a strong sense of happiness, power, or importance


Medical Dictionary

exaltation

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noun ex·al·ta·tion \ˌeg-ˌzȯl-ˈtā-shən, ˌek-ˌsȯl-\

Medical Definition of exaltation

  1. 1a:  marked or excessive intensification of a mental state or of the activity of a bodily part or functionb:  an abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or importance :  a delusional euphoria

  2. 2:  an increase in degree or intensity <exaltation of virulence of a virus>



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