Need another word that means the same as “elation”? Find 8 synonyms and 30 related words for “elation” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Elation” are: high spirits, lightness, happiness, exhilaration, joy, joyousness, delight, glee
Elation as a Noun
Definitions of "Elation" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “elation” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Great happiness and exhilaration.
- A feeling of joy and pride.
- An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression.
Synonyms of "Elation" as a noun (8 Words)
|delight||Something or someone that provides a source of happiness.|
His delight to see her was obvious to all.
|exhilaration||The feeling of lively and cheerful joy.|
They felt the exhilaration of victory.
|glee||A song for men’s voices in three or more parts, usually unaccompanied, of a type popular especially c.1750–1830.|
His face lit up with impish glee.
|happiness||The state of being happy.|
She struggled to find happiness in her life.
|high spirits||A public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12.|
|joy||A thing that causes joy.|
The joys of country living.
|joyousness||The emotion of great happiness.|
|lightness||The trait of being lighthearted and frivolous.|
The lightness of my skin.
Usage Examples of "Elation" as a noun
- Richard's elation at regaining his health was short-lived.
Associations of "Elation" (30 Words)
The conference was acclaimed as a considerable success.
|acclamation||Loud and enthusiastic approval.|
The tackle brought the supporters to their feet in acclamation.
|admire||Look at with admiration.|
I admire your courage.
|adulatory||Excessively praising or admiring.|
The tone here is adulatory and uncritical.
|applaud||Show approval or praise by clapping.|
The crowd whistled and applauded.
|applause||Approval or praise expressed by clapping.|
They gave him a round of applause.
|cajolery||Coaxing or flattery intended to persuade someone to do something.|
She uses cajolery deception and manipulation to get what she wants.
|cheer||Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts.|
Everybody cheered the birthday boy.
|commend||Present as suitable for approval or acceptance recommend.|
His paintings commend him to the artistic world.
|commendable||In an admirable manner.|
He showed commendable restraint.
|commendation||An official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement.|
The book gives commendations for initiative.
|congratulate||Pride or congratulate oneself for an achievement.|
The operators are to be congratulated for the service that they provide.
|congratulation||The action of expressing congratulations.|
Congratulations on a job well done.
|creditable||Worthy of often limited commendation.|
The student s effort on the essay though not outstanding was creditable.
|deify||Worship or regard as a god.|
These young men deify financial success.
Misted and ebullient seas.
|encouragement||The act of trying to stimulate the development of an activity, state, or belief.|
The encouragement of foreign investment.
|enthusiastically||With enthusiasm; in an enthusiastic manner.|
The audience applauded enthusiastically.
|eulogistic||Formally expressing praise.|
Extol the virtues of one s children.
A noisy bunch of exuberant youngsters.
|flatter||Praise somewhat dishonestly.|
The final scoreline flattered England.
|gutsy||Having or showing courage, determination, and spirit.|
A gutsy red wine.
|joy||Feel happiness or joy.|
Tears of joy.
|kudos||Compliments or congratulations.|
Kudos to everyone who put the event together.
|laud||Praise (a person or their achievements) highly.|
The obituary lauded him as a great statesman and soldier.
|laudatory||Full of or giving praise.|
Enthusiastic and laudatory articles.
|panegyric||Formally expressing praise.|
A panegyric on the pleasures of malt whisky.
|praise||Express warm approval or admiration of.|
The parents praised their children for their academic performance.
|tout||One who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack.|
She was touted as a potential Prime Minister.