ELATION: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for ELATION?

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)

delightSomething or someone that provides a source of happiness.
His delight to see her was obvious to all.
exhilarationThe feeling of lively and cheerful joy.
They felt the exhilaration of victory.
gleeA 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.
happinessThe state of being happy.
She struggled to find happiness in her life.
high spiritsA public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12.
joyA thing that causes joy.
The joys of country living.
joyousnessThe emotion of great happiness.
lightnessThe 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)

acclaimEnthusiastic approval.
The conference was acclaimed as a considerable success.
acclamationLoud and enthusiastic approval.
The tackle brought the supporters to their feet in acclamation.
admireLook at with admiration.
I admire your courage.
adulatoryExcessively praising or admiring.
The tone here is adulatory and uncritical.
applaudShow approval or praise by clapping.
The crowd whistled and applauded.
applauseApproval or praise expressed by clapping.
They gave him a round of applause.
cajoleryCoaxing or flattery intended to persuade someone to do something.
She uses cajolery deception and manipulation to get what she wants.
cheerSpur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts.
Everybody cheered the birthday boy.
commendPresent as suitable for approval or acceptance recommend.
His paintings commend him to the artistic world.
commendableIn an admirable manner.
He showed commendable restraint.
commendationAn official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement.
The book gives commendations for initiative.
congratulatePride or congratulate oneself for an achievement.
The operators are to be congratulated for the service that they provide.
congratulationThe action of expressing congratulations.
Congratulations on a job well done.
creditableWorthy of often limited commendation.
The student s effort on the essay though not outstanding was creditable.
deifyWorship or regard as a god.
These young men deify financial success.
ebullientJoyously unrestrained.
Misted and ebullient seas.
encouragementThe act of trying to stimulate the development of an activity, state, or belief.
The encouragement of foreign investment.
enthusiasticallyWith enthusiasm; in an enthusiastic manner.
The audience applauded enthusiastically.
eulogisticFormally expressing praise.
extolPraise enthusiastically.
Extol the virtues of one s children.
exuberantJoyously unrestrained.
A noisy bunch of exuberant youngsters.
flatterPraise somewhat dishonestly.
The final scoreline flattered England.
gutsyHaving or showing courage, determination, and spirit.
A gutsy red wine.
joyFeel happiness or joy.
Tears of joy.
kudosCompliments or congratulations.
Kudos to everyone who put the event together.
laudPraise (a person or their achievements) highly.
The obituary lauded him as a great statesman and soldier.
laudatoryFull of or giving praise.
Enthusiastic and laudatory articles.
panegyricFormally expressing praise.
A panegyric on the pleasures of malt whisky.
praiseExpress warm approval or admiration of.
The parents praised their children for their academic performance.
toutOne who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack.
She was touted as a potential Prime Minister.

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