Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Exultantly proud and joyful.

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  • adjective Extremely happy and excited; delighted; pleased.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of elate.

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  • adjective full of high-spirited delight
  • adjective exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits

Etymologies

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Latin elatus ("raised").

Examples

  • Mr Davies told the BBC's Abbie Jones that "the word elated doesn't really quite cover it".

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  • Invariably, she says, her patients are "elated" -- some so much that they come back for multiple sessions.

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  • Manic mood, frequently characterized as elated and grandiose, is often as not riddled by depression, panic, and extreme irritability.

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  • Manic mood, frequently characterized as elated and grandiose, is often as not riddled by depression, panic, and extreme irritability.

    Touched with Fire

  • Manic mood, frequently characterized as elated and grandiose, is often as not riddled by depression, panic, and extreme irritability.

    Touched with Fire

  • Manic mood, frequently characterized as elated and grandiose, is often as not riddled by depression, panic, and extreme irritability.

    Touched with Fire

  • Gillard's parents 'elated' JULIA Gillard's Adelaide-based parents John and Moira are "elated" by their daughter's "bewildering" ascent to the nation's top office.

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  • Ms. Henry says she remembers being "elated" that Evelyn was able to receive Avastin.

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  • "It was really interesting experience for me, really unique in coaching for me — while we lost the game I had this kind of elated feeling."

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  • Mr. Yoshimitsu said his group was "elated" with the governor's decision.

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