Examples of exhilaration in a Sentence
I felt a kind of exhilaration when I reached the top of the mountain.
the lavish spectacle results in one exhilaration after another
Recent Examples of exhilaration from the Web
The exhilaration of walking on the moon or traversing the deadly trenches of World War I can elicit an emotional response far deeper than any movie ever could.
But her exhilaration Thursday comes from being the first person to touch the winning ticket.
The exhilaration in that locker room was the exact same.
The look in her eyes goes from resignation to exhilaration to pure joy.
Instead, exhilaration over his victory led Trump to hubris and disaster.
But that doesn’t mean Wednesday night was short of potent rock exhilaration as James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo lit into their 34-year catalog with muscular swagger.
Watson absorbed the exhilaration of a freefall for nearly a minute, at one point reaching what he was told was 120 mph before the chute opened at 5,000 feet.
And despite the exhilaration by the Predators' fans, one victory in this series is no cause for celebration.
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First Known Use of exhilaration
Synonymsbang, boot, charge, thrill, frisson, jollies, kick, rush, titillation, wallop
Related Wordsarousal, buzz, electrification, high, intoxication; jolt, shock, surprise (also surprize); delectation, delight, enjoyment, joy, lift, pleasure; amusement, diversion, entertainment, fun, treat
Near Antonymsmisery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopes
EXHILARATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of exhilaration for English Language Learners
: a feeling of great happiness and excitement
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