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1. elation

noun. ['ɪˈleɪʃən'] a feeling of joy and pride.

Synonyms

  • joy
  • joyousness
  • joyfulness
  • euphory
  • euphoria
  • high spirits

Antonyms

  • dysphoria
  • mental illness
  • mental health
  • low

Etymology

  • elacioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • elacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Elation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word elation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Choosing the right putter can be the difference between days of elation and days of frustration on the course.

Quotes containing the word elation


1. When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.
- Natalie Clifford Barney

2. When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.
- Natalie Clifford Barney

3. The anticipation and dread he felt at seeing her was also a kind of sensual pleasure, and surrounding it, like an embrace, was a general elation--it might hurt, it was horribly inconvenient, no good might come of it, but he had found out for himself what it was to be in love, and it thrilled him.
- Ian McEwan, Atonement

2. elation

noun. ['ɪˈleɪʃən'] an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression.

Synonyms

  • psychological state
  • mental state
  • blissfulness
  • psychological condition
  • cloud nine
  • walking on air
  • bliss
  • mental condition
  • high

Antonyms

  • low spirits
  • short
  • down
  • side

Etymology

  • elacioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • elacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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