Definitions for: Exaltation


[n] the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
[n] a flock of larks (especially a flock of larks in flight overhead)
[n] the location of a planet in the zodiac at which it is believed to exert its maximum influence
[n] a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens



Webster (1913) Definition: Ex`al*ta"tion, n. [L. exaltatio: cf. F.
exaltation.]
1. The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of
being exalted; elevation.

Wondering at my flight, and change To this high
exaltation. --Milton.

2. (Alchem.) The refinement or subtilization of a body, or
the increasing of its virtue or principal property.

3. (Astrol.) That place of a planet in the zodiac in which it
was supposed to exert its strongest influence.


Ex`al*ta"tion, n. (Med.)
An abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or
importance, -- a symptom observed in various forms of
insanity.

Synonyms: apotheosis, deification, ecstasy, rapture, raptus, transport

See Also: celestial point, emotional state, flock, spirit, worship, zodiac

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