The feeling you feel when your first child is born is an example of elation.
Origin of elationClassical Latin elatio: see elate
(countable and uncountable, plural elations)
- An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
- A feeling of joy and pride
From Middle English elacioun, from Old French elacion, from Latin ēlātiōnem, accusative singular of ēlātiō (“exaltation, elevation; pride, elation”), from ēlātus, perfect passive participle of efferō (“bring forth or out; raise; exalt”), from ē (“out of”), short form of ex, + ferō (“carry, bear”).