'Exaltation' definitions:

Definition of 'exaltation'

(from WordNet)
A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens [syn: ecstasy, rapture, transport, exaltation, raptus]
The location of a planet in the zodiac at which it is believed to exert its maximum influence
A flock of larks (especially a flock of larks in flight overhead)
The elevation of a person (as to the status of a god) [syn: deification, exaltation, apotheosis]

Definition of 'Exaltation'

  • Exaltation \Ex`al*ta"tion\, n. [L. exaltatio: cf. F.exaltation.]
  • 1. The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of being exalted; elevation. [1913 Webster]
  • Wondering at my flight, and change To this high exaltation. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. (Alchem.) The refinement or subtilization of a body, or the increasing of its virtue or principal property. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. (Astrol.) That place of a planet in the zodiac in which it was supposed to exert its strongest influence. [1913 Webster]
  • 4. (Med.) An abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or importance, -- a symptom observed in various forms of insanity. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Synonyms of 'exaltation'

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