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 for elation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Elation \E*la"tion\, n. [L. elatio. See Elate.]
     A lifting up by success; exaltation; inriation with pride of
     prosperity. "Felt the elation of triumph." --Sir W. Scott.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism;
           an absence of depression [ant: depression]
      2: a feeling of joy and pride [syn: elation, high spirits,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  88 Moby Thesaurus words for "elation":
     abstraction, abulia, alienation, anxiety, anxiety equivalent,
     anxiety state, apathy, beatification, beatitude, bewitchment,
     blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, buoyancy, catatonic stupor,
     celebration, cheer, cheerfulness, cloud nine, compulsion, crowing,
     dejection, delectation, delight, depression, detachment, ecstasy,
     ecstatics, emotionalism, enchantment, euphoria, exaltation,
     excitement, exhilaration, exuberance, exultation, felicity,
     festivity, folie du doute, gaiety, gladness, glee, gloating,
     happiness, heaven, high spirits, hoopla, hypochondria, hysteria,
     hysterics, indifference, insensibility, intoxication, joy, joyance,
     joyfulness, jubilance, jubilation, jubilee, lethargy, mania,
     melancholia, mental distress, merriment, obsession, overhappiness,
     overjoyfulness, paradise, pathological indecisiveness,
     preoccupation, psychalgia, psychomotor disturbance, rapture,
     raucous happiness, ravishment, rejoicing, seventh heaven,
     show of joy, stupor, sunshine, tic, transport, triumph, twitching,
     unalloyed happiness, unresponsiveness, whoopee, withdrawal

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