elation

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elation
Definition
Noun 
An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism.
Etymology
Noun 
A feeling of joy and pride.
Etymology
Noun 
A collineation that fixes all points on a line (called its axis) and all lines though a point on the axis (called its center).
Etymology
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geometry
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Etymology
From Middle English elacioun, from Old French elacion, from Latin ēlātiōnem, accusative singular of ēlātiō ‎(“exaltation, elevation; pride, elation”), from ēlātus, perfect passive participle of efferō ‎(“bring forth or out; raise; exalt”), from ē ‎(“out of”), short form of ex, + ferō ‎(“carry, bear”).
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