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 ?
Yes, ma'am," he continued, after an exhilarated pause.
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.
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.
But he was in too exhilarated a condition to be magnanimous.
Then, as he was going to advance again, he checked himself, not from the fear that he was doing her injustice, but from a sense of the danger of appearing unbecomingly exhilarated by this sudden revulsion from cautious criticism.
I have seen an individual whose manners, though wholly within the conventions of elegant society, were never learned there, but were original and commanding and held out protection and prosperity; one who did not need the aid of a court-suit, but carried the holiday in his eye; who exhilarated the fancy by flinging wide the doors of new modes of existence; who shook off the captivity of etiquette, with happy, spirited bearing, good-natured and free as Robin Hood; yet with the port of an emperor, if need be,--calm, serious, and fit to stand the gaze of millions.
He was exhilarated by the scene, the funny little man in his odd clothes, the panelled room and the Spanish furniture, the English fare: the whole thing had an exquisite incongruity.
and instinctively she laughed, and said something to increase the noise, for the credit of the house presumably, since she herself had not been feeling exhilarated.