One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who is elated or impassioned.‘a band of young exaltés chanting appeals to passers-by’
Inspiring or stimulating.‘in the exalté atmosphere of the Bateau Lavoir his writing flourished’
thought-provoking, interesting, fascinating, inspiring, inspirational, lively, sparkling, entertaining, exhilarating, exciting, stirring, rousing, intriguing, stimulative, giving one food for thought, piquant, refreshingView synonyms
- ‘In July 1940, Amery found Churchill ‘terribly exalté on the subject of India and impossible to reason with’.’
Mid 19th century: French, ‘lifted up’, past participle of exalter.
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