Many of the gender-variant male types were stigmatized; being regarded as women was hardly an elevation in social status.
But for me the elevation of feeling-over-thought was best encapsulated by the signs in the crowd.
There are dozens of fitness gadgets on the market that can measure movement, heart rate, elevation, and even body temperature.
late 14c., "a rising, height of something," from Old French elevation and directly from Latin elevationem (nominative elevatio) "a lifting up," noun of action from past participle stem of elevare (see elevate). Meaning "act of elevating" is from 1520s.