Usage examples for elation

  1. And so, in the absence of all elation, only the grim sense of duty in the doing soothed him as he made his way to Solomon Hatch's cottage. – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  2. He drove back to his house counting the days which must pass before Thresk's arrival and wondering how he should manage to conceal his elation from the keen eyes of his son. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  3. She never was quite natural with Ella; above the sudden rush of elation and excitement came the quick intuition that Ella would like a sensational reception of her offer. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  4. " There you are," she wrote, with something like elation, " there is a tiger in the garden and you won't talk or think about it for fear of growing excited. – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  5. When she left the head- mistress's presence she felt a certain sense almost of elation. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  6. She was conscious of a sudden and passionate elation: Like other women. – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  7. All the dreams of life were being realized, and in this hour she felt neither triumph nor elation. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  8. Rarely in these days did he enter Aldersbury without a feeling of elation. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  9. Mr. Waddington drove off from Underwoods in a state of pleasurable elation. – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  10. McAlery Willett's elation seemed even greater than Ham's. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  11. His next was one of elation. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  12. In a moment of fierce elation he raised his hat to them, then seemed to see Grizel crying " I woke up," and in horror of himself clapped it on again. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  13. As she accepted this, Livingstone was conscious of elation. – Santa Claus's Partner by Thomas Nelson Page
  14. His mission had succeeded, but he felt no elation. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  15. Nothing of any outward or apparent interest happened, and I was quite alone, yet I was conscious of a singular elation of both mind and body as though I were surrounded by a vibrating atmosphere of light and joy. – The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance by Marie Corelli
  16. Burton came running up to Judd, in sudden elation, and patted him on the back. – Over the Line by Harold M. Sherman