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English definition of “elation”

elation

noun [U] uk   /ɪˈleɪ.ʃən/ us  
a state of extreme happiness or excitement: There's a sense of elation at having completed a race of such length.Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of elation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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