AskDefine | Define elated

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elated adj
1 exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited" [ant: dejected]
2 full of high-spirited delight [syn: gleeful, joyful, jubilant]

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English

Etymology

Latin elatus 'raised'.

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. Extremely happy and excited; delighted; pleased.
    She was elated with her new car.

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Verb

elated
  1. past of elate

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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