Definitions of exaltation

  1. a flock of larks ( especially a flock of larks in flight overhead)
  2. The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of being exalted; elevation.
  3. The refinement or subtilization of a body, or the increasing of its virtue or principal property.
  4. That place of a planet in the zodiac in which it was supposed to exert its strongest influence.
  5. An abnormal sense of personal well- being, power, or importance, - a symptom observed in various forms of insanity.
  6. The act or state of being mentally or spiritually uplifted; a state of great dignity; a feeling of elation or pride.
  7. Elevation in rank or dignity: high estate: mental elevation; a state of mind in which a person possesses poetical or noble thoughts and noble aspirations. " You are only aware of the impetuosity of the senses, the upwelling of the blood, the effusion of tenderness, but not of the nervous exaltation, the poetic rapture."- Trans. of Taine.
  8. Act of exalting; elevation.
  9. The act of exalting; elevation to power, office, rank, dignity, or excellence; elevated state; state of greatness or dignity; the refinement or subtilization of bodies or their qualities and virtues, or the increase of their strength the dignity and influence which a planet acquires in certain signs or parts of the zodiac; a morbid increase of strength the dignity and influence which a planet acquires in certain signs or parts of the zodiac; a morbid increase of action in an inflamed organ.
  10. Elevated state; state of greatness or dignity.
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