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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·al·ta·tion /ˌɛgˌzɔlˈteʃən, ˌɛkˌsɔl-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·al·ta·tion /ˌɛgˌzɔlˈteʃən, ˌɛkˌsɔl-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·al·ta·tion n.
 1. The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of being exalted; elevation.
 Wondering at my flight, and change
  To this high exaltation.   --Milton.
 2. Alchem. The refinement or subtilization of a body, or the increasing of its virtue or principal property.
 3. Astrol. That place of a planet in the zodiac in which it was supposed to exert its strongest influence.
 4. Med. An abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or importance, -- a symptom observed in various forms of insanity.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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
      4: the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god) [syn:
         deification, apotheosis]