Exaltation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌeɡzɔːlˈteɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word exaltation
Brit.  |ɛɡzɔːlˈteɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word exaltation

noun

- a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion (syn: ecstasy, rapture, raptus, transport)
- the location of a planet in the zodiac at which it is believed to exert its maximum influence
- a flock of larks (especially a flock of larks in flight overhead)
- the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god) (syn: apotheosis, deification)

Examples

The sun is at its greatest exaltation in summer.

His mood of exaltation fell with a bump into the trough of melancholy.

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