Definition of exaltation in English:


Line breaks: exalt|ation
Pronunciation: /ɛgzɔːlˈteɪʃ(ə)n
, ɛks-/


[mass noun]
  • 2The action of elevating someone in rank or power: the exaltation of Jesus to the Father’s right hand
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    • They lived in what we called satya yuga which is the age when beings were in exalted state, by virtue of their exaltation they had spiritual powers.
    • For it is hard not to agree with Lucio that the Duke is a ‘seemer’ manipulating the other characters for the perpetuation and exaltation of his own power.
    • Her argument that the church's very keystone is control of female reproductive power by the exaltation of virginity as spiritual ideal is well attested by the appellations given two items of the maiden dance uniform.


late Middle English (in the sense 'the action of raising high'): from late Latin exaltatio(n-), from Latin exaltare 'raise aloft' (see exalt).

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