Definitions for: Elated


[adj] exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited"
[adj] full of high-spirited delight



Synonyms: exhilarated, exultant, exulting, gladdened, gleeful, high, in high spirits, joyful, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, sublime, triumphal, triumphant, uplifted

Antonyms: dejected

See Also: euphoric, happy, joyous

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Famous Quotes Containing Elated:


If I can introduce someone to something new, as is constantly happening to me, then I am elated.

-- Trevor Dunn (American Musician)

I was elated, ecstatic and extremely surprised that we were successful.

-- Neil Armstrong (American Astronaut)

If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond.

-- Ausonius (Roman Poet)

The city and province were given up to anarchy; the coloured people, elated with victory, proclaimed the slaughter of all whites, except the English, French, and American residents.

-- Henry Walter Bates (English Environmentalist)

Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.

-- Alexander Pope (English Poet)

I will not be discouraged by failure; I will not be elated by success.

-- Joseph Barber Lightfoot ( Theologian)

Do not get elated at any victory, for all such victory is subject to the will of God.

-- Abu Bakr (Saudi Arabian Statesman)

The Indians were well mounted and felt proud and elated because they had been made United States soldiers.

-- Buffalo Bill (American Celebrity)


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