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elated

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Definition full of happiness and excitement
  • I felt elated the first day of summer break.
elated = happy and excited
  • The elated winner couldn't stop smiling.
  • elated = extremely happy
  • As she thumbed through the documents, the elation on her face dissolved into frustration.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • elation = happiness and excitement
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • But for the moment, I feel something close to elation and I let myself savor it.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • elation = a feeling of happiness and excitement
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • The elation of his escape had faded rapidly, leaving him with pain and thoughts of his new life in the Glade.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • elation = intense feeling of happiness and excitement
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Then I heard yelling, elated screams, and I saw Luke racing toward the boundary line with the red team's banner lifted high.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • elated = had a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • I felt a trembling sense of elation as I started pulling out the pages I'd taken from the Institute.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Yossarian thumbed his nose at Major Danby and laughed with smug elation.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • elation = high-spirited delight
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • In all hunting I have had an elation and no feeling of wrong.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I was elated about the progress Jason had made, and I felt...
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • elated = had a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • For a moment, I experience the elation of his rescue.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • elation = happiness and excitement
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Elation ran all through his body,
    Eudora Welty  --  The Golden Apples
  • elation = a feeling of happiness and excitement
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Elated, I ran to Mother's house faster than ever before.
    Dave Pelzer  --  A Child Called It
  • elated = with feelings of happiness and excitement
  • The rally had been a wild success. ... He was elated.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • elated = had a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • I was greatly elated with my new command, and pleased with the bright, sunshiny weather
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • elated = had a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • Hedge charged forward with an elated "Woot!"
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • elated = expressing excitement and even joy
  • They both seem relieved . . . elated.
    Edward Albee  --  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • elated = having a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • He was beginning to feel an elation in him, like a bubble blowing up in his chest.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • A feeling of extraordinary elation took the place of my anger
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • We had ... the feeling of elation that comes after a good bullfight.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)

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