verb (used with object), elated, elating.
to make very happy or proud:
news to elate the hearer.
(transitive) to fill with high spirits, exhilaration, pride or optimism
1570s, literal, “to raise, elevate,” probably from Latin elatus “uplifted, exalted,” past participle of effere (see elation), or else a back-formation from elation. Figurative use from 1610s. Related: Elated; elating.
[ih-ley-shuh n] /ɪˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a feeling or state of great joy or pride; exultant gladness; high spirits. /ɪˈleɪʃən/ noun 1. joyfulness or exaltation of spirit, as from success, pleasure, or relief; high spirits n. late 14c., from Old French elacion “elation, conceit, arrogance, vanity,” from Latin elationem (nominative elatio), noun of action from […]
[ee-luh-tiv, el-uh-] /ˈi lə tɪv, ˈɛl ə-/ Grammar adjective 1. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose function is to indicate motion out of or away from. noun 2. an elative case. 3. an adjectival form, as in Arabic, denoting intensity or superiority, approximately equivalent to the comparative and superlative of other languages. /ˈiːlətɪv/ adjective […]
Elavil El·a·vil (ěl’ə-vĭl) A trademark used for a preparation of amitriptyline, an antidepressant drug.
noun 1. the radio-reflective ionospheric layer of maximum electron density, normally found at an altitude between 60 and 75 miles (100 and 120 km). noun 1. another name for E region E layer See E region.