exhilarating Definition

making one feel very happy, animated, or elated; thrilling.

Using exhilarating: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "exhilarating" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

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    The roller coaster ride was exhilarating.

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    The view from the top of the mountain was exhilarating.

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    The concert was an exhilarating experience.

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    Skydiving is an exhilarating activity.

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Phrases with exhilarating

  • a positive and stimulating impact on one's mood or energy level


    The fresh air and exercise had an exhilarating effect on her.

  • a fast and exciting speed or tempo


    The race started at an exhilarating pace, with the runners sprinting towards the finish line.

  • a sense of excitement, joy, or elation


    Winning the championship gave him an exhilarating feeling of accomplishment.


Summary: exhilarating in Brief

'Exhilarating' [ɪɡˈzɪləreɪtɪŋ] describes something that makes one feel very happy, animated, or elated, often in a thrilling way. Examples include roller coasters, mountain views, concerts, and skydiving. Phrases like 'exhilarating effect' and 'exhilarating pace' denote positive impacts on mood and energy levels. 'Exhilarating feeling' refers to a sense of excitement, joy, or elation.