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Elation may refer to:

  • An emotion of happiness
  • The cruise ship MS Elation
  • The London Hardcore Dance Event


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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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English

Etymology

From Middle English elacioun, from Old French elacion, from Latin ēlātiōnem, accusative singular of ēlātiō (exaltation, elevation; pride, elation), from ēlātus, perfect passive participle of efferō (bring forth or out; raise; exalt), from ē (out of), short form of ex, + ferō (carry, bear).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
elation

Plural
uncountable

elation (uncountable)

  1. An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
  2. A feeling of joy and pride

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