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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: elatus, past participle of efferre 'to carry up'

elated

adjective
     
e‧lat‧ed
extremely happy and excited, especially because of something that has happened or is going to happen:
He felt elated and mildly drunk.
elated at/by
She was elated at the prospect of a holiday.

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