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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The state of being stimulated, refreshed, or elated: "Few Yosemite visitors ever see snow avalanches and fewer still know the exhilaration of riding on them” ( John Muir).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of enlivening the spirits; the act of making glad or cheerful; a gladdening.
  • n. The state of being enlivened, cheerful or exhilarated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of enlivening the spirits; the act of making glad or cheerful; a gladdening.
  • n. The state of being enlivened or cheerful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of exhilarating, or of enlivening or cheering; the act of making glad or cheerful.
  • n. The state of being enlivened or cheerful; elevation of spirits; joyous enlivenment.
  • n. Synonyms Animation, joyousness, gaiety, hilarity, glee.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the feeling of lively and cheerful joy

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