Definition of exhilarate in English:
Make (someone) feel very happy, animated, or elated: the children were exhilarated by a sense of purpose (as adjective exhilarated) all this hustle and bustle makes me feel exhilarated
More example sentences
- Though he was aware that the experience might kill him, he was also exhilarated to embark on his great Alaskan odyssey.
- I was exhilarated by my ability to maneuver the steep climb.
- I was exhilarated to roll these subjects around in my mind like marbles in my hand, and play with their arrangement.
thrill, excite, intoxicate, elate, delight, enliven, animate, invigorate, energize, vitalize, stimulate
informalgive someone a thrill, give someone a buzz, give someone a charge
thrilling, exciting, intoxicating, heady, stimulating, invigorating, electrifying, energizing, uplifting, enlivening, revitalizing, vitalizing, stirring, breathtaking;
Words that rhyme with exhilarateillustrate • tolerate
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