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English definition of “elated”

elated

adjective     /ɪˈleɪ.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/
C2 extremely happy and excited , often because something has happened or been achieved : The prince was reported to be elated at/by the birth of his daughter .Excited, interested and enthusiasticFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
(Definition of elated adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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