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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).

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elation (countable and uncountable, plural elations)

  1. An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism.
  2. A feeling of joy and pride.
  3. (geometry) A collineation that fixes all points on a line (called its axis) and all lines though a point on the axis (called its center).

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