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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
  • She was running away after all, but she was not alone. Closing the gate on her oldest fears as she had closed the gate of her own fenced yard, she discovered the wings she'd always wished she had. And all at once she was elated.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • elated = extremely happy and excited
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

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