Definitions of 'Exhilaration'

Definition of 'exhilaration'
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The feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed" [syn: exhilaration, excitement]
Definition of 'Exhilaration'
Exhilaration \Ex*hil`a*ra"tion\, n. [L., exhilaratio.] 1. The act of enlivening the spirits; the act of making glad or cheerful; a gladdening. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being enlivened or cheerful. [1913 Webster] Exhilaration hath some affinity with joy, though it be a much lighter motion. --Bacon. Syn: Animation; joyousness; gladness; cheerfulness; gayety; hilarity; merriment; jollity. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'Exhilaration'

Words close to 'Exhilaration'

exhilarate exhilarated exhilarating Exhilaratingly exhort exhortation exhortative exhortatory
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