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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elation  \E*la"tion\,  n.  [L.  elatio.  See  {Elate}.] 
  A  lifting  up  by  success;  exaltation;  inriation  with  pride  of 
  prosperity.  ``Felt  the  elation  of  triumph.''  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  elation 
  n  1:  an  exhilarating  psychological  state  of  pride  and  optimism; 
  an  absence  of  depression  [ant:  {depression}] 
  2:  a  feeling  of  joy  and  pride  [syn:  {high  spirits}] 




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