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Wordnet 3.0


1. making lively and joyful;
[syn: elating, exhilarating]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Elate \E*late"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elated; p. pr. & vb. n. Elating.] 1. To raise; to exalt. [R.] [1913 Webster] By the potent sun elated high. --Thomson. [1913 Webster] 2. To exalt the spirit of; to fill with confidence or exultation; to elevate or flush with success; to puff up; to make proud. [1913 Webster] Foolishly elated by spiritual pride. --Warburton. [1913 Webster] You ought not be elated at the chance mishaps of your enemies. --Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

elating adj 1: making lively and joyful [syn: elating, exhilarating]