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exhilaration

[ ig-zil-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ɪgˌzɪl əˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun
exhilarated condition or feeling.
the act of exhilarating.
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Origin of exhilaration

First recorded in 1615–25, exhilaration is from the Late Latin word exhilarātiōn- (stem of exhilarātiō). See exhilarate, -ion
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