exhilaration [eg zil′ə rā′s̸hən, ig-]
Exhilaration is defined as a feeling of great happiness or excitement.noun
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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- the act of exhilarating
- an exhilarated condition or feeling; liveliness; high spirits; stimulation
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The state of being stimulated, refreshed, or elated: “Few Yosemite visitors ever see snow avalanches and fewer still know the exhilaration of riding on them” (John Muir).