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Synonyms for elation
ɪˈleɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elation(noun)

    an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression

    Synonyms:
    high spirits, lightness

    Antonyms:
    depression

  2. elation, high spirits, lightness(noun)

    a feeling of joy and pride

    Synonyms:
    weightlessness, lightsomeness, high spirits, legerity, agility, light, nimbleness, lightness

    Antonyms:
    depression

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elation

    Synonyms:
    anticipation, assurance, cheer, confidence, courage, encouragement, expectancy, expectation, hope, hopefulness, trust

    Antonyms:
    despair, desperation, despondency, discouragement, hopelessness

Editors Contribution

  1. optimism, happiness.

    your always looking on the bright side of things if your elated.

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    exultation, elevation, exaltation, pride, high spirits

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    exaltation, euphoria, exhilaration, excitement

How to pronounce elation?

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How to use elation in a sentence?

  1. Jason Haag:

    There's always that sense of elation that comes with going home but then it goes away and you are left alone with your thoughts. You realize that you don't have your Marines watching your back and you're still having nightmares and you think to yourself 'Holy crap! Where's my gun?'.

  2. Grace Speare:

    Think and feel yourself there! To achieve any aim in life, you need to project the end-result. Think of the elation, the satisfaction, the joy! Carrying the ecstatic feeling will bring the desired goal into view.

  3. Agnes Repplier:

    It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.

  4. Roma Downey:

    We approached the casting of the role cautiously, wanting to find an actor who could portray the right amount of compassion and humanity, juan Pablo Di Pace really is amazing. He brings such heart and soul to the series, and, I think, his relationship with the disciples is very evident -- first expressed through their heartache at the loss of him and then expressed through their elation at his resurrection and return to them.

  5. Jason Whatley:

    There aren't words in the English language to describe the level of relief and elation experienced by the Thomas family, now begins another hard chapter, but for now, we celebrate.


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