HyperDic: elation

English > 2 senses of the word elation:
NOUNstateelationan exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism
feelingelation, high spirits, lightnessa feeling of joy and pride
elation > pronunciation
Soundsihley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > elation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression.
Narrowerbliss, blissfulness, cloud nine, seventh heaven, walking on airA state of extreme / extreme happiness
highA state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics
highA state of sustained elation
Broaderpsychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
OppositedepressionA mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
Spanisheuforia
Catalaneufòria
Verbselatefill with high spirits
English > elation: 2 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of joy and pride.
Synonymshigh spirits, lightness
Narrowereuphoria, euphoryA feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
Broaderjoy, joyousness, joyfulnessThe emotion of great happiness
Spanisheuforia
Catalaneufòria
Verbselatefill with high spirits

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