exaltation


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ex·al·ta·tion

 (ĕg′zôl-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act of exalting or the condition of being exalted.
2. A state or feeling of intense, often excessive exhilaration or well-being.
3. A flight of larks.

exaltation

(ˌɛɡzɔːlˈteɪʃən)
n
1. the act of exalting or state of being exalted
2. a feeling of intense well-being or exhilaration; elation; rapture
3. (Zoology) a flock of larks

ex•al•ta•tion

(ˌɛg zɔlˈteɪ ʃən, ˌɛk sɔl-)

n.
1. the act of exalting.
2. the state of being exalted.
3. elation of mind or feeling, sometimes abnormal or morbid in character; rapture.
4. (in astrology) the sign or part of the zodiac in which the influence of a planet is most positive (opposed to fall).
5. a flight of larks.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
syn: See ecstasy.

Exaltation

 of larks: a flock of larks—Lydgate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exaltation - a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotionexaltation - a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
emotional state, spirit - the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection); "his emotional state depended on her opinion"; "he was in good spirits"; "his spirit rose"
2.exaltation - the location of a planet in the zodiac at which it is believed to exert its maximum influence
celestial point - a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
3.exaltation - a flock of larks (especially a flock of larks in flight overhead)
flock - a group of birds
4.exaltation - the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)exaltation - the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
worship - the activity of worshipping

exaltation

exaltation

noun
1. The act of raising to a high position or status or the condition of being so raised:
2. The honoring of a deity, as in worship:
Translations

exaltation

[ˌegzɔːlˈteɪʃən] Nexaltación f, elevación f; (= praise) → ensalzamiento m

exaltation

[ˌɛgzɔːlˈteɪʃən] n
(= intense happiness) → exultation f
(= high praise) → éloge m

exaltation

n (= feeling)Begeisterung f, → Exaltation f (liter)

exaltation

[ˌɛgzɔːlˈteɪʃən] (frm) nesaltazione f
References in classic literature ?
Only at rare moments of exaltation or despair do we hear the lyrical cry rising above the monotone of dreamlike content.
For there example teacheth, company comforteth, emulation quickeneth, glory raiseth: so as in such places the force of custom is in his exaltation.
I think of you as the most beautiful, the truest thing in the world," he continued, filled with a sense of exaltation, and feeling that he had no need now to choose his words with pedantic accuracy, for what he wanted to say was suddenly become plain to him.
This was the winter when my friend Piatt and I made our first literary venture together in those 'Poems of Two Friends;' which hardly passed the circle of our amity; and it was altogether a time of high literary exaltation with me.
After the feeling of exaltation that had come to the farmer as a result of his successful year, another mood had taken possession of him.
Here was a young man on whom, at the highest point of lovely exaltation, there had fallen a blow too sharp to be supported alone; and not many hundred yards away his greatest friend was sitting at supper - ay, and even expecting him.
I had, withal, a sense of exhilaration and vigor altogether unknown to me--a feeling of mental and physical exaltation.
Rebecca's mood had passed from that of excitement into a sort of exaltation, and when the first bell rang through the corridors announcing that in five minutes the class would proceed in a body to the church for the exercises, she stood motionless and speechless at the window with her hand on her heart.
Cries in exaltation of the well-known good physician rent the hall.
Even the raging of the elements round him appeared to add to his exaltation.
There was a dreaminess, a pre-occupation, an exaltation, in the maternal look which the girl could not understand.
Slowly her mind became less confused and sought the origins of her exaltation, which were twofold and could be limited by an effort to the persons of Mr.