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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.
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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
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ex•al•ta•tion(ˌɛg zɔlˈteɪ ʃən, ˌɛk sɔl-)
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.
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Exaltationof larks: a flock of larks—Lydgate.
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|Noun||1.||exaltation - a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens|
|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)|
worship - the activity of worshipping
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1. elation, delight, joy, excitement, inspiration, ecstasy, stimulation, bliss, transport, animation, elevation, rapture, exhilaration, jubilation, exultation, joyousness The city was swept up in the mood of exaltation.
2. praise, tribute, worship, acclaim, applause, glory, blessing, homage, reverence, magnification, apotheosis, glorification, acclamation, panegyric, idolization, extolment, lionization, laudation The poem is an exaltation of love.
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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:
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n (= feeling) → Begeisterung f, → Exaltation f (liter)
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exaltation[ˌɛgzɔːlˈteɪʃən] (frm) n → esaltazione f
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