Great happiness and exhilaration: Richard’s elation at regaining his health was short-lived
More example sentences
- We caught the shuttle back to Heathrow, and arrived back with our heads still dizzy with emotion, a mixture of elation and relief.
- Couldn't it be an illusion of people gone astray in elation and ecstasy?
- Eventually the finish line draws into view and it is at an end: a complex surge of relief and elation floods the veins.
late Middle English: from Old French elacion, from Latin elat- 'raised', from the verb efferre (see elate).