elated

If you're elated you aren't just happy — you're over the moon, absolutely excited and bursting with pride. Like the way you feel after winning a scholarship to an Ivy league school or mastering a back handspring.

You might be elated to hear you got that dream job. That is, until you find out it doesn't come with any vacation days or health benefits. But don't let that dampen your elation. Feeling Elated is all about being so extremely proud and overjoyed, and usually happens as a result of an accomplishment. So if you've just achieved something big, feel free to be elated — and enjoy your time on cloud 9.

Definitions of elated
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adj exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits

“the elated winner”
“felt elated and excited”
Synonyms:
exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant
joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
exhilarated, gladdened
made joyful
high, in high spirits
happy and excited and energetic
sublime
lifted up or set high
uplifted
exalted emotionally especially with pride
euphoric
exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation
happy
enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
joyous
full of or characterized by joy
Antonyms:
dejected
affected or marked by low spirits
amort
utterly cast down
chapfallen, chopfallen, crestfallen, deflated
brought low in spirit
blue, depressed, dispirited, down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, gloomy, grim, low, low-spirited
filled with melancholy and despondency
glum
moody and melancholic
lonely, lonesome
marked by dejection from being alone
distressed, dysphoric, unhappy
generalized feeling of distress
unhappy
experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
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adj full of high-spirited delight

Synonyms:
gleeful, joyful, jubilant
joyous
full of or characterized by joy

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