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elation

[ ih-ley-shuhn ]
/ ɪˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun

a feeling or state of great joy or pride; exultant gladness; high spirits.

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Origin of elation

1350–1400; Middle English elacioun (<Anglo-French ) <Latin ēlātiōn- (stem of ēlātiō), equivalent to ēlāt(us) (see elate) + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM elation

self-e·la·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for elation

elation
/ (ɪˈleɪʃən) /

noun

joyfulness or exaltation of spirit, as from success, pleasure, or relief; high spirits
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