From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishelatione‧la‧tion /ɪˈleɪʃən/ noun [uncountable] HAPPYa feeling of great happiness and excitementsee thesaurus at pleasure
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elationFrom the moment they began to climb, Converse began to experience a curious elation.She heard her cue and saw the curious elation on Stephen's face.The initial elation the rest of us were experiencing was as far away as her childhood.But he felt no elation about it.The troops sense of elation at the victory was not to last.The tanks backed away from the fences, the crowds passed from the precipice of death to the summits of elation.As he spoke you could hear the elation in his voice.The elation had worn off; such feelings did not survive the heat.