exhilarated


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ex·hil·a·rate

 (ĭg-zĭl′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. ex·hil·a·rat·ed, ex·hil·a·rat·ing, ex·hil·a·rates
1. To cause to feel happily refreshed and energetic; elate: We were exhilarated by the cool, pine-scented air.
2. To invigorate; stimulate: bold designs that exhilarate the viewer's imagination.

[Latin exhilarāre, exhilarāt- : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + hilarāre, to make cheerful (from hilaris, hilarus, cheerful, from Greek hilaros).]

ex·hil′a·ra′tive adj.
ex·hil′a·ra′tor n.

exhilarated

(ɪɡˈzɪləreɪtɪd)
adj
very happy and excited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exhilarated - made joyful; "the sun and the wind on his back made him feel exhilarated--happy to be alive"
elated - exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited"
Translations

exhilarated

[ɪgˈzɪləreɪtɪd] adjeuphorique
to feel exhilarated → être euphorique

exhilarated

adj laugherregt, aufgeregt; to feel exhilaratedin Hochstimmung sein
References in classic literature ?
With regard to herself, it was now a matter of unconcern whether she went to town or not, and when she saw her mother so thoroughly pleased with the plan, and her sister exhilarated by it in look, voice, and manner, restored to all her usual animation, and elevated to more than her usual gaiety, she could not be dissatisfied with the cause, and would hardly allow herself to distrust the consequence.
These thoughts exhilarated me and led me to apply with fresh ardour to the acquiring the art of language.
Day was dawning when Don Quixote quitted the inn, so happy, so gay, so exhilarated at finding himself now dubbed a knight, that his joy was like to burst his horse-girths.
Adam had returned, exhilarated by his walk, and more settled in his mind than he had been for some time.
He was a good swimmer, and nothing exhilarated him like a rough sea.