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exaltation

[ eg-zawl-tey-shuhn, ek-sawl- ]SEE DEFINITION OF exaltation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXALTATION

Harriett felt nothing but a strange, solemn excitement and exaltation.

So long as she was busy, a sort of exaltation of service upheld her.

But for all that his exaltation did not subside, but assumed a higher pitch.

Compare that moment of exaltation with the grovelling life of your Christians!

They advanced to the topic again and again, dully, but with exaltation.

Its contents were a blend of praise and blame, of exaltation and depression.

But with the hour, the exaltation went, and reaction started in his soul.

Religion will become the exaltation of self-respect, of what we call the divine in man.

She shares all the exaltation of his memory and the fulness of his fame.

"You have given me a new scheme, Hulda," he said, with exaltation.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c, from Old French exaltacion "enhancement, elevation," from Latin exaltationem (nominative exaltatio) "elevation, pride," from exaltare (see exalt).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXALTATION

rapture

nounextreme happiness and delight in something
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