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Meaning of EXALTATION

Pronunciation:  `egzol'teyshun

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

EXALTATION is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: apotheosis, deification, ecstasy, rapture, raptus, transport
 
 See Also: celestial point, emotional state, flock, spirit, worship, zodiac

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Ex`al*ta"tion\, n. (Med.)
    An abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or
    importance, -- a symptom observed in various forms of
    insanity.
    
    
 
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