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Definition of "elated" []

  • Exultantly proud and joyful. (adjective)
  • Full of high spirits, exhilaration, pride or optimism; very happy (adjective)

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Use "elated" in a sentence
  • "Mr Davies told the BBC's Abbie Jones that "the word elated doesn't really quite cover it"."
  • "Invariably, she says, her patients are "elated" -- some so much that they come back for multiple sessions."
  • "Manic mood, frequently characterized as elated and grandiose, is often as not riddled by depression, panic, and extreme irritability."