Definition for EX-ULT-A'TION


The act of exulting; lively joy at success or victory, or at any advantage gained; great gladness; rapturous delight; triumph. Exaltation usually springs from the gratification of our desire of some good; particularly of distinction or superiority, or of that which confers distinction. It often springs from the gratification of pride or ambition. But exultation may be a lively joy springing from laudable causes.

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