[ US /ɪɡˈzɪɫɝˌeɪt/ ]
fill with sublime emotion
He was inebriated by his phenomenal success
The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
How To Use exhilarate In A Sentence
- He said after the event that he was exhilarated and surprised that he never encountered a pain barrier and managed a sprint finish.
- Am I more exhilarated or depressed by such spectacular waste of energy?
- What if we have felt heavy burdens, and suffered a multitude of hard knocks, is it any reason why we should stand in the path of those who, unstung by life's misfortunes, are exhilarated and full of glee? The Abominations of Modern Society
- Once out of harbour, the hydrofoil started to lift, increasing speed, and she gazed out into the morning feeling exhilarated. CONFESSIONAL
- He remembers feeling exhilarated when he emerged beneath a scatter of icy stars.
- The cold weather exhilarated the walkers.
- Being robed for my doctorate alternately terrified and exhilarated me.
- These dinners exhilarated us as we were free, real, and creative together.
- For him, the sight of the formaline or formaldyhyde-laden corpses at the Siriaj Hospital Museum as well as the girl who introduced him to them seemed to have exhilarated a nascent courage, an oozing, a growth hormone of the mind. Corpus of a Siam Mosquito
- Still, the film exhilarates and has the breezy hipster tone that these filmmakers are gradually perfecting.