elatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ēlātus, perfect passive participle of efferō (bring forth or out; rise; exalt), from ē (out of), short form of ex, + ferō (carry, bear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēlātiō f (genitive ēlātiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of carrying out; carrying to a grave, burial.
  2. The act of lifting or raising up, elevation.
  3. (figuratively) The state of being carried away or hurried along; transport; passion.
  4. (figuratively) Exaltation, elevation, glorification, extolment.
  5. (figuratively) An exalted state of mind; self-exaltation, pride, elation.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ēlātiō ēlātiōnēs
genitive ēlātiōnis ēlātiōnum
dative ēlātiōnī ēlātiōnibus
accusative ēlātiōnem ēlātiōnēs
ablative ēlātiōne ēlātiōnibus
vocative ēlātiō ēlātiōnēs

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