Definitions

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  • adv. In an elated manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With elation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With elation.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They are as goners as those who went and are gone, all non-surviving the same except for individual places in the sequence ... like concentration-camp inmates elatedly counting the day's droppings and corpses as if tomorrow isn't their turn next.

    Shock and awe (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • During your speech just now, you spoke elatedly about the upcoming Obama era.

    The African in Him

  • After the International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge announced the result, a few dozen South Korean delegates elatedly waved their national flags.

    South Korea Wins 2018 Olympic Bid

  • "It's perfect!" he murmured elatedly, as he watched the scarlet liquid bubbling through the unit.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • "The interceptor drone has made contact," Bud said elatedly.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • WATERFRONT HIDE-OUT IF PALI told the truth, Tom thought elatedly, he might get to the bottom of the mystery!

    Golden State

  • McKinley too spoke elatedly of “the great achievement.”

    The Path Between the Seas

  • While he was thinking thus elatedly, he remembered that he wanted some clean linen in the morning.

    Sister Carrie

  • And Clyde, tingling with pleasure because of this unexpected delight vouchsafed him, made his way most elatedly to the nearest exit.

    An American Tragedy

  • Waymarsh might be already at Chester; he reflected that, should he have to describe himself there as having “got in” so early, it would be difficult to make the interval look particularly eager; but he was like a man who, elatedly finding in his pocket more money than usual, handles it a while and idly and pleasantly chinks it before addressing himself to the business of spending.

    The Ambassadors

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