Exaltation meaning

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Exaltation is defined as a feeling of ecstasy or extreme happiness, or the act of praising someone highly.

When you have just had a new baby and are incredibly happy, the feeling you feel is an example of exaltation.

When an author receives rave reviews and is hailed as the greatest of our time, this is an example of exaltation.

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A state or feeling of intense, often excessive exhilaration or well-being.
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A feeling of great joy, pride, power, etc.; elation; rapture.
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The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of being exalted; elevation.
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(rare) The collective noun for larks.
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A flight of larks.
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The refinement or subtilization of a body, or the increasing of its virtue or principal property.
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(astrology) That placement of a planet in the zodiac in which it is deemed to exert its strongest influence.
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The act of exalting or the condition of being exalted.
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An exalting or being exalted.
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Origin of exaltation

  • From French exaltation, from Latin exaltātiō (“exaltation, elevation”), from exaltō (“raise, elevate, exalt”), from ex (“from, out of”) + altus (“high”).

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