Exaltation

Ex`al*ta"tion

(?), n. [L. exaltatio: cf. F.exaltation.] 1. The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of being exalted; elevation.
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Wondering at my flight, and change
To this high exaltation.
Milton.
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2. (Alchem.) The refinement or subtilization of a body, or the increasing of its virtue or principal property.
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3. (Astrol.) That place of a planet in the zodiac in which it was supposed to exert its strongest influence.
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4. (Med.) An abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or importance, -- a symptom observed in various forms of insanity.
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