Definition of 'elation'
Example sentences containing 'elation'
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It will take me time to feel any elation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What it does not recall are my sensations of excitement and elation at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We went from feelings of elation to despair. The Sun (2009)It was with feelings of relief and elation that we watched the last guest depart. A Channel of Peace (1993)With flying comes the most incredible feeling of elation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Her moods swing from despair to elation in a very short time. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)Crossing the finishing line was a mixture of relief and elation. The Sun (2011)The feeling is just elation when you cross the line. The Sun (2014)But it pays to look a bit beyond the weekly routine of elation and despair. Times, Sunday Times (2009)See the scene in your mind and feel the elation of going off to your favourite holiday spot. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)There is a mixture of elation and relief but equally a sense of challenge about what lies ahead. The Sun (2012)It was a colossal blow to the new constitution and the mood plunged from elation to despair in a day. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)There was a feeling of elation. The Sun (2007)The feeling of elation was palpable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The atmosphere is one of relief, elation and pride. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My feeling of elation didn't last long. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)I could feel my initial elation fade to something more akin to seething anger. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I went from elation to absolute despair. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As they were tossed between elation and despair, young men were often shaken by a sense of vulnerability. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)Sometimes releasing rage makes an individual feel supremely powerful, and he or she will experience elation in its aftermath. Know Your Own Mind (1991)It is important to know what you are going to tackle next because there is always that feeling of elation and relief, then emptiness. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When you invest so much emotion and effort into something, it's difficult to feel elation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'elation'
Used Occasionally. elation is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'elation'
British English: elation NOUN
Elation is a feeling of great happiness and excitement about something that has happened.
His supporters have reacted to the news with elation.
Definition of elation from the Collins English Dictionary
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