Definition of exalté in English:

exalté

noun

literary
  • A person who is elated or impassioned.

    ‘a band of young exaltés chanting appeals to passers-by’

adjective

literary
  • Inspiring or stimulating.

    ‘in the exalté atmosphere of the Bateau Lavoir his writing flourished’
    • ‘In July 1940, Amery found Churchill ‘terribly exalté on the subject of India and impossible to reason with’.’
    thought-provoking, interesting, fascinating, inspiring, inspirational, lively, sparkling, entertaining, exhilarating, exciting, stirring, rousing, intriguing, stimulative, giving one food for thought, piquant, refreshing
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Origin

Mid 19th century: French, ‘lifted up’, past participle of exalter.

Pronunciation

exalté

/ɪɡˈzɔːlteɪ/