Exhilarated
Exhilarate Ex*hil"a*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exhilarated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exilarating}.] [L. exhilaratus, p. p. of exhilarare to gladden; ex out + hilarare to make merry, hilaris merry, cheerful. See {Hilarious}.] To make merry or jolly; to enliven; to animate; to gladden greatly; to cheer; as, good news exhilarates the mind; wine exhilarates a man. [1913 Webster]

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  • exhilarated — adj. elated, in high spirits, and envigorated. Opposite of {dejected}. Syn: gladdened, happy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exhilarated — [[t]ɪgzɪ̱ləreɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you are exhilarated by something, it makes you feel very happy and excited. [FORMAL] He felt strangely exhilarated by the brisk, blue morning... By the week s end I was exhilarated and confused …   English dictionary

  • exhilarated — ex|hil|a|rat|ed [ıgˈzıləreıtıd] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of exhilarare, from hilarus; HILARIOUS] feeling extremely happy, excited, and full of energy ▪ Dan felt strangely exhilarated by the day s events.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exhilarated — ex|hil|a|rat|ed [ ıg zılə,reıtəd ] adjective extremely happy, excited, and full of energy: I felt too exhilarated to sleep …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exhilarated — adjective feeling extremely happy and excited: I am always exhilarated by the bustle and noise of New York …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • exhilarated — UK [ɪɡˈzɪləˌreɪtɪd] / US [ɪɡˈzɪləˌreɪtəd] adjective extremely happy, excited, and full of energy I felt too exhilarated to sleep …   English dictionary

  • exhilarated — adjective made joyful the sun and the wind on his back made him feel exhilarated happy to be alive • Syn: ↑gladdened • Similar to: ↑elated …   Useful english dictionary

  • exhilarated — Synonyms and related words: agog, animated, aquiver, aroused, atingle, atwitter, beaming, blithe, blithesome, bright, bright and sunny, bursting, carried away, charmed, cheerful, cheery, comfortable, content, contented, cozy, delighted, easy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • exhilarated — ex hil·a·rat·ed || tɪd adj. joyful, merry; enlivened ex·hil·a·rate || ɪg zɪlÉ™reɪt v. cheer up, make lively or happy, excite …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exhilarated — [ɪgˈzɪləˌreɪtɪd] adj extremely happy, excited, and full of energy exhilaration [ɪgˌzɪləˈreɪʃ(ə)n] noun [U] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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