how to pronounce elation


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the above transcription of elation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

elation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word elation occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

elation is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of elation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… recapture his elation upon emerging from …”

meanings of elation


  1. A collineation that fixes all points on a line (called its axis) and all lines though a point on the axis (called its center).
  2. An exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism.
  3. A feeling of joy and pride.

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