elated

[ih-ley-tid]

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. elastosis,
  2. elastosis colloidalis conglomerata,
  3. elastosis perforans serpiginosa,
  4. elat,
  5. elate,
  6. elatedly,
  7. elater,
  8. elaterid,
  9. elaterin,
  10. elaterite

Origin of elated

First recorded in 1605–15; elate + -ed2

Related formse·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 elatedness

elated

adjective

full of high spirits, exhilaration, pride or optimism; very happy
Derived Formselatedly, adverbelatedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for elatedness

elated

adj.

1610s, past participle adjective from elate.

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