Ex`al*ta"tion (?), n. [L. exaltatio: cf. F. exaltation.]


The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of being exalted; elevation.

Wondering at my flight, and change
To this high exaltation.

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.


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Ex`al*ta"tion (?), n. (Med.)

An abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or importance, - - a symptom observed in various forms of insanity.


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