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Meaning of ELATION

Pronunciation:  i'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a feeling of joy and pride
  2. [n]  an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
 

ELATION is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: high spirits
 
 Antonyms: depression
 
 See Also: bliss, blissfulness, cloud nine, euphoria, high, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, mental state, psychological state, seventh heaven, walking on air

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*la"tion\, n. [L. elatio. See {Elate}.]
A lifting up by success; exaltation; inriation with pride of
prosperity. ``Felt the elation of triumph.'' --Sir W. Scott.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abstraction, abulia, alienation, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy, beatification, beatitude, bewitchment, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, buoyancy, catatonic stupor, celebration, cheer, cheerfulness, cloud nine, compulsion, crowing, dejection, delectation, delight, depression, detachment, ecstasy, ecstatics, emotionalism, enchantment, euphoria, exaltation, excitement, exhilaration, exuberance, exultation, felicity, festivity, folie du doute, gaiety, gladness, glee, gloating, happiness, heaven, high spirits, hoopla, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, indifference, insensibility, intoxication, joy, joyance, joyfulness, jubilance, jubilation, jubilee, lethargy, mania, melancholia, mental distress, merriment, obsession, overhappiness, overjoyfulness, paradise, pathological indecisiveness, preoccupation, psychalgia, psychomotor disturbance, rapture, raucous happiness, ravishment, rejoicing, seventh heaven, show of joy, stupor, sunshine, tic, transport, triumph, twitching, unalloyed happiness, unresponsiveness, whoopee, withdrawal
 

 

 

 

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