elation

[ ih-ley-shuh n ]
/ ɪˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

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

Origin of elation

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

Related forms

self-e·la·tion, noun
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elation

/ (ɪˈleɪʃən) /

noun

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