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elation

 [e-la´shun]
emotional excitement marked by acceleration of mental and bodily activity, with extreme joy and an overly optimistic attitude even in the face of negative circumstances.

e·la·tion

(ē-lā'shŭn),
The feeling or expression of excitement or gaiety; if prolonged and inappropriate, a characteristic of mania.
[L. elatio, fr. ef-fero, pp. e-latus, to lift up]

elation

/ela·tion/ (ĕ-la´shun) emotional excitement marked by acceleration of mental and bodily activity, with extreme joy and an overly optimistic attitude.

elation

[ilā′shən]
Etymology: L, elatus, a lifting up
an emotional reaction characterized by euphoria, excitement, extreme joyfulness, optimism, and self-satisfaction. It is considered to be of pathological origin when such a response does not realistically reflect a person's actual circumstances. Thus an elated mood may be characteristic of a manic state.

e·la·tion

(ē-lā'shŭn)
The feeling or expression of excitement or gaiety; if prolonged and inappropriate, a characteristic of mania.
[L. elatio, fr. ef-fero, pp. e-latus, to lift up]
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