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3 definitions found
 for exaltation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exaltation \Ex`al*ta"tion\, n. [L. exaltatio: cf. F.exaltation.]
     1. The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of
        being exalted; elevation.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Wondering at my flight, and change
              To this high exaltation.              --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Alchem.) The refinement or subtilization of a body, or
        the increasing of its virtue or principal property.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Astrol.) That place of a planet in the zodiac in which it
        was supposed to exert its strongest influence.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Med.) An abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or
        importance, -- a symptom observed in various forms of
        insanity.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  exaltation
      n 1: a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion;
           "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles
           Dickens [syn: ecstasy, rapture, transport,
           exaltation, raptus]
      2: the location of a planet in the zodiac at which it is
         believed to exert its maximum influence
      3: a flock of larks (especially a flock of larks in flight
         overhead)
      4: the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god) [syn:
         deification, exaltation, apotheosis]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  174 Moby Thesaurus words for "exaltation":
     accolade, adulation, advance, advancement, aggrandizement,
     altitude, apotheosis, ascent, assumption, beatification, beatitude,
     bepraisement, bewitchment, bigheartedness, bigness, blessedness,
     blessing, bliss, blissfulness, boost, canonization, ceiling, cheer,
     cheerfulness, chivalrousness, chivalry, cloud nine, congratulation,
     consecration, consequence, conspicuousness, dedication,
     deification, delectation, delight, devotion, dignification,
     distinction, ecstasy, ecstatics, elation, elevation, eloge,
     eminence, enchantment, encomium, ennoblement, enshrinement,
     enthronement, erection, errantry, escalation, eulogium, eulogy,
     euphoria, excellence, excessive praise, exhilaration, extolment,
     exuberance, felicity, flattery, gaiety, generosity, generousness,
     gladness, glee, glorification, glory, grace, graduation, grandeur,
     great heart, greatheartedness, greatness, greatness of heart,
     hallowing, happiness, hauteur, heaven, height, heighth,
     hero worship, heroism, high mightiness, high spirits,
     high-mindedness, highness, homage, hommage, honor, idealism,
     idolatry, idolizing, immortalization, importance, intoxication,
     joy, joyance, joyfulness, justification, justification by works,
     knight-errantry, knighting, knightliness, kudos, largeheartedness,
     laud, laudation, liberality, liberalness, lifting, lionizing,
     loftiness, magnanimity, magnanimousness, magnification, mark,
     meed of praise, nobility, noble-mindedness, nobleness, notability,
     note, openhandedness, outstandingness, overhappiness,
     overjoyfulness, overpraise, paean, panegyric, paradise, passing,
     pay raise, perpendicular distance, praise, preferment,
     princeliness, prominence, promotion, purification, raise, raising,
     rapture, ravishment, rearing, rise, sainthood, sainting,
     sanctification, setting apart, seventh heaven, significance,
     state of grace, stature, sublimity, sunshine, supereminence,
     sursum corda, tallness, toploftiness, transport, tribute,
     unalloyed happiness, upbuoying, upcast, upgrading, upheaval,
     uplift, uplifting, upping, uprearing, upthrow, upthrust
  
  

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