Definition of exaltation :
1. An abnormal sense of personal well- being, power, or importance, - a symptom observed in various forms of insanity.
2. That place of a planet in the zodiac in which it was supposed to exert its strongest influence.
3. The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of being exalted; elevation.
4. The refinement or subtilization of a body, or the increasing of its virtue or principal property.
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elevation (part of speech: noun)
worship (part of speech: noun)
praise (part of speech: noun)
- After the first moment of surprise, Joey experienced the curious exaltation he always felt at a scene of violence. - "The Prophetic Camera", John McGreevey.
- Such was my state of exaltation that when my little sister came, full of joy, to me, with her new doll, I turned contemptuously away from her, and sneered at it, and said, 'Who wants to look at a doll? - "Two Festivals", Eliza Lee Follen.
- And they all bear witness to an extraordinary exaltation of the senses. - "The Great Return", Arthur Machen.