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Medical Term:

elation

Pronunciation: e-la'shun

Definition: The feeling or expression of excitement or gaiety; if prolonged and inappropriate, a characteristic of mania.

[L. elatio, fr. ef-fero, pp. e-latus, to lift up]

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