Exaltation



[eg-zawl-tey-shuh n, ek-sawl-] /ˌɛg zɔlˈteɪ ʃən, ˌɛk sɔl-/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
the state of being .
3.
elation of mind or feeling, sometimes abnormal or morbid in character; rapture:
mystical exaltation; euphoric exaltation.
4.
Chiefly British. a flight of larks.
5.
Astrology. the sign of the zodiac in which the most positive influence of a planet is expressed (opposed to (def 51.)).
6.
Chemistry. (formerly) the process of subliming.
/ˌɛɡzɔːlˈteɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of exalting or state of being exalted
2.
a feeling of intense well-being or exhilaration; elation; rapture
3.
a flock of larks
n.

late 14c, from Old French exaltacion “enhancement, elevation,” from Latin exaltationem (nominative exaltatio) “elevation, pride,” from exaltare (see exalt).

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