1. exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits

the elated winner


felt elated and excited

Ant: ↑dejected
Similar to:
See Also: ↑euphoric, ↑happy, ↑joyous
2. full of high-spirited delight

a joyful heart

Syn: ↑gleeful, ↑joyful, ↑jubilant
Similar to: ↑joyous
Derivationally related forms: ↑jubilancy (for: ↑jubilant), ↑jubilate (for: ↑jubilant), ↑jubilance (for: ↑jubilant), ↑joyfulness (for: ↑joyful), ↑gleefulness (for: ↑gleeful)

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