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elated

[ ih-ley-tid ]
/ ɪˈleɪ tɪd /
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adjective

very happy or proud; jubilant; in high spirits: an elated winner of a contest.

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Origin of elated

First recorded in 1605–15; elate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM elated

e·lat·ed·ly, adverbe·lat·ed·ness, nounsu·per·e·lat·ed, adjectiveun·e·lat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for elated

elated
/ (ɪˈleɪtɪd) /

adjective

full of high spirits, exhilaration, pride or optimism; very happy

Derived forms of elated

elatedly, adverbelatedness, noun
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