Definition: in high spirits; proud or happy; joyful; jubilant

Derivation: Latin, “raised up”

Synonyms: delighted, exalted, exultant, overjoyed

I was elated, ecstatic, and extremely surprised that we were successful. — Neil Alden Armstrong (1930–2012) American astronaut and aeronautical engineer; 1st man to walk on the Moon {1969}
• When you’re in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks. — Natalie Clifford Barney (1876–1972) American writer