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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.
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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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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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