1 a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens [syn: ecstasy, rapture, transport, raptus]
2 the location of a planet in the zodiac at which it is believed to exert its maximum influence
3 a flock of larks (especially a flock of larks in flight overhead)
EtymologyFrom Latin exaltatio
- Rhymes with: -eɪʃǝn
Exalt is a word which means to praise, glorify, honor, intensify, or heighten. It is most often used in religious contexts.
Exalt and the related term exaltation may refer to:
- Exaltation (Mormonism), a state of being divine or close to God. It also has a broader non-Latter-Day Saints theological meaning of "trance".
- Feast of the Cross, or "Exaltation of the Cross", an Orthodox Christian holiday
- Exaltation (astrology), the second strongest essential dignity of a planet
- The Exalter (Islam), one of the 99 names of Allah, God in Islam.
- Exalted is a role-playing game produced by White Wolf.
- Exalt is a NetworkManager for the Enlightenment DR17 desktop shell.
- "Exalted" is the highest reputation rank in the MMORPG World of Warcraft.
- "Exaltation" is used to describe a feeling that accommodates LSD drugs (Porcupine Tree - Voyage 34 - Part 1).
exaltation in French: Exaltation
exaltation in Finnish: Eksaltaatio
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