AskDefine | Define exhilaration

Dictionary Definition

exhilaration n : the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed" [syn: excitement]

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The act of enlivening the spirits; the act of making glad or cheerful; a gladdening.
  2. The state of being enlivened, cheerful or exhilarated.

Translations

the act of enlivening the spirits
the state of being enlivened, cheerful or exhilarated

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