Elated - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈleɪt̬əd|  American pronunciation of the word elated
Brit.  |ɪˈleɪtɪd|  British pronunciation of the word elated

adjective

- full of high-spirited delight (syn: gleeful, joyful, jubilant)

Examples

She was elated at the news.

...she was elated upon learning that she had been accepted by her first-choice college...

He felt elated and mildly drunk.

She was elated at the prospect of a holiday.

The discovery has elated researchers.

...the winning of the state basketball championship elated the whole town...

There are boys at every school who are never so elated as when they have cheeked the master.

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