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Enthralled vs Elated - What's the difference?

enthralled | elated | Related terms |

As adjectives the difference between enthralled and elated

is that enthralled is extremely happy or excited while elated is extremely happy and excited; delighted; pleased.

As verbs the difference between enthralled and elated

is that enthralled is past tense of enthrall while elated is past tense of elate.

enthralled

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Extremely happy or excited
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  • At 18 I was fortunate enough to receive an offer to study at Oxford University. I was enthralled with the exciting new world around me and tried desperately to fit in.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (enthrall)
  • elated

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Extremely happy and excited; delighted; pleased.
  • She was elated with her new car.

    Synonyms

    * ecstatic * euphoric * exultant * joyful * jubilant * overjoyed

    Antonyms

    * displeased * dissatisfied

    Derived terms

    * elatedly (adverb) * elation (noun)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (elate)