An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression (noun)
Examples of word elation
She knows that if I am not looking up every five minutes in elation to bug her about how great it is, that it's not great.
Well, calm down my fellow Americans, their victory and their elation is short-lived because President Obama has many things to learn as President, as every new President does, but he has shown the ability to learn from a mistake, or learn from an experience in this case.
I'd also forgotten how after you get that first week of lectures prepared, the feeling of elation is quickly replaced with the sobering realization that the next week isn't even started.
The sugar buzz remains but the chocolate elation is just flowing away.
Some fans climbed on top of cars and danced in elation, while others wearing blue and white Colts jerseys posed for pictures with the giant statues on the monument.
None of this will diminish the short-term elation that Romney's advisers feel.
- a great day, but diminished in elation due to the unknown fate of 1300 plus men still Missing in Action, including three of my crew.
That’s more likely to end in elation, if it ever actually ends.