Definition of exhilaration in English:


Line breaks: ex|hil¦ar|ation
Pronunciation: /ɪɡzɪləˈreɪʃ(ə)n
, ɛɡ-/


[mass noun]
A feeling of excitement, happiness, or elation: they felt the exhilaration of victory
More example sentences
  • I laughed out loud in sheer pleasure, feeling the exhilaration of the contest rush through me.
  • At other times, a sense of anticipation - not unlike at pop festivals - helped create a feeling of exhilaration.
  • Cannes' toned-down exhilaration was because cinema was less electrifying than it had been in many years.

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