exhilaration

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

Definition of exhilaration

1 :the action of exhilarating
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

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First Known Use of exhilaration

1622


EXHILARATION Defined for English Language Learners

exhilaration

noun

Definition of exhilaration for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of great happiness and excitement



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