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 Meanings and Examples of EXALTATION
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exaltation
 n.  act of exalting or raising high; state of being exalted; elevation
Classic Sentence: (45 in 4 pages)
1  The strange exaltation of his mood had brought on one of his rare fits of boastfulness.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
2  There was a glow, an exaltation in her eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
3  She felt an intense longing to prolong, to perpetuate, the momentary exaltation of her spirit.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
4  Scarlett knew Rhett had no exalted opinion of Ashley and cared nothing at all about the fact that he had been made a major.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
5  They were exalted by the picture of themselves as being simultaneously business-like and artistic.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
6  She was curiously exalted; her voice was strained; she stared not at the company but at the grotesques scrawled on the backs of wing-pieces by forgotten stage-hands.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  Kennicott made an excellent land-deal, but as he told her none of the details, she was not greatly exalted or agitated.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
8  She did not feel exalted, but unkempt and furious.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
9  She prayed to Jesus, always to the Son of God, offering him the terrible power of her adoration, addressing him as the eternal lover, growing passionate, exalted, large, as she contemplated his splendor.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
10  She warned herself that she was probably exaggerating; that no young man could have all these exalted qualities.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  In the presence of others she expressed admiration for his exalted gifts, as she handed the photograph around and dwelt upon the fidelity of the likeness.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In VII
12  With its own penetrating vision the spirit seeks some one mortal worthy to hold him company, worthy of being exalted for a few hours into realms of the semi-celestials.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In X
13  The physical need for sleep began to overtake her; the exuberance which had sustained and exalted her spirit left her helpless and yielding to the conditions which crowded her in.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XI
14  A lad whose face had borne an expression of exalted courage, the majesty of he who dares give his life, was, at an instant, smitten abject.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
15  In the excited and exalted state of my brain, I could not think of a place without seeing it, or of persons without seeing them.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter LIII
Example Sentence:
1  His exaltation had but one alloy, and that record in sand was fast washing out, under the waves of happiness that were sweeping over it now.
2  His exaltation had but one alloy -- the memory of his humiliation in this angel's garden -- and that record in sand was fast washing out, under the waves of happiness that were sweeping over it now.
3  She found him an exalted sinecure as a Fellow of the Library of Congress.
4  The manager exalted many of his friends.
5  She was exalted to the position of president.
6  In the King George, his jockey feels, horse and rider proved they belong on this exalted stage.
7  The queen will exalt the actor Alec Guinness to the rank of knighthood.