An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression(noun)
A feeling of joy and pride(noun)
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Use "elation" in a sentence
"She knows that if I am not looking up every five minutes in elation to bug her about how great it is, that it's not great."
"Well, calm down my fellow Americans, their victory and their elation is short-lived because President Obama has many things to learn as President, as every new President does, but he has shown the ability to learn from a mistake, or learn from an experience in this case."
"The sugar buzz remains but the chocolate elation is just flowing away."