exhilaration

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noun ex·hil·a·ra·tion \ig-ˌzi-lə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of exhilaration

  1. 1 :  the action of exhilarating

  2. 2 :  the feeling or the state of being exhilarated

Examples of exhilaration in a sentence

  1. I felt a kind of exhilaration when I reached the top of the mountain.

  2. <the lavish spectacle results in one exhilaration after another>

1622

First Known Use of exhilaration

1622


EXHILARATION Defined for English Language Learners

exhilaration

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noun ex·hil·a·ra·tion \ig-ˌzi-lə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of exhilaration for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of great happiness and excitement



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