elatio

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ēlātus, perfect passive participle of efferō ‎(bring forth or out; rise; exalt), from ē ‎(out of), short form of ex, + ferō ‎(carry, bear).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ēlātiō f ‎(genitive ēlātiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of carrying out; carrying to a grave, burial.
  2. The act of lifting or raising up, elevation.
  3. (figuratively) The state of being carried away or hurried along; transport; passion.
  4. (figuratively) Exaltation, elevation, glorification, extolment.
  5. (figuratively) An exalted state of mind; self-exaltation, pride, elation.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ēlātiō ēlātiōnēs
genitive ēlātiōnis ēlātiōnum
dative ēlātiōnī ēlātiōnibus
accusative ēlātiōnem ēlātiōnēs
ablative ēlātiōne ēlātiōnibus
vocative ēlātiō ēlātiōnēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • elatio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • elatio” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the exalted strain of the speech: elatio atque altitudo orationis
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