Definition of exhilaration:
cloud nine, hullabaloo, high, swoon, excitation, boot, paradise, enthusiasm, titillation, rush, turmoil, lift, heaven, rhapsody, fervour, intoxication, elation, seventh heaven, elatedness, frisson, wallop, bang, transport, excitement, happy, uplift, inspiration, charge, upheaval, exaltation, jollies, kick.
- excitement (part of speech: noun)
- refreshment (part of speech: noun)
pleasure (part of speech: noun)
- "Andy Grant's Pluck", Horatio Alger.
- "The Blunders of a Bashful Man", Metta Victoria Fuller Victor.
And he quoted almost aloud, as one does in the exhilaration of a canter: " How much I loved that way you had Of smiling most, when very sad, A smile which carried tender hints Of sun and spring, And yet, more than all other thing, Of weariness beyond all words."- "The Unbearable Bassington", Saki.