Lord Carnarvon, who witnessed this flight, was “elated at the success which attended the efforts of the flying men.”
She met Peter a few years later and her friends were elated.
Unbeknownst to Richard, his friend had found the ring and decided to film his elated reaction in a now-viral video.
Dreamers,” says Gutierrez, “have the upper hand” and will be “elated” and will “help the Obama campaign.
No singer—not Miley Cyrus, not Pitbull, not Robin Thicke—got the kind of ear-splitting, elated response that Mahone did.
Why was she not elated, transported with the surprise and the sudden promise of success?
Never since the war began had Dick felt so elated as he did that morning.
He could lose with a good grace; when he won was not elated.
He was as elated as I, but I forgot the past long, long siege, while he remembered it.
Was it my new feeling of sisterhood that so elated me—or was it, more, Mrs. Sewall's capitulation?
1570s, literal, "to raise, elevate," probably from Latin elatus "uplifted, exalted," past participle of effere (see elation), or else a back-formation from elation. Figurative use from 1610s. Related: Elated; elating.