(Ex`hi*bi"tion*er) n. (Eng. Univ.) One who has a pension or allowance granted for support.
A youth who had as an exhibitioner from Christ's Hospital.G. Eliot.
(Ex*hib"it*ive) a. Serving for exhibition; representative; exhibitory. Norris.
(Ex*hib"it*or) n. [Cf. L. exhibitor a giver.] One who exhibits.
(Ex*hib"it*o*ry) a. [L. exhibitorius relating to giving up: cf. F. exhibitoire exhibiting.] Exhibiting; publicly
showing. J. Warton.
(Ex*hil"a*rant) a. [L. exhilarans. -antis, p. pr. See Exhilarate.] Exciting joy, mirth, or pleasure.
n. That which exhilarates.
(Ex*hil"a*rate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhilarated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Exilarating.] [L. exhilaratus,
p. p. of exhilarare to gladden; ex out + hilarare to make merry, hilaris merry, cheerful. See Hilarious.]
To make merry or jolly; to enliven; to animate; to gladden greatly; to cheer; as, good news exhilarates the
mind; wine exhilarates a man.
(Ex*hil"a*rate), v. i. To become joyous. [R.] Bacon.
(Ex*hil"a*ra`ting) a. That exhilarates; cheering; gladdening. Ex*hil"a*ra`ting*ly, adv.
(Ex*hil`a*ra"tion) n. [L., exhilaratio.]
1. The act of enlivening the spirits; the act of making glad or cheerful; a gladdening.
2. The state of being enlivened or cheerful.
Exhilaration hath some affinity with joy, though it be a much lighter motion.Bacon.
Syn. Animation; joyousness; gladness; cheerfulness; gayety; hilarity; merriment; jollity.
(Ex*hort") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exhorting.] [L. exhortari; ex out +
hortari to incite, encourage; cf. F. exhorter. See Hortative.] To incite by words or advice; to animate or
urge by arguments, as to a good deed or laudable conduct; to address exhortation to; to urge strongly; hence,
to advise, warn, or caution.
Examples gross as earth exhort me.Shak.
Let me exhort you to take care of yourself.J. D. Forbes.
(Ex*hort"), v. i. To deliver exhortation; to use words or arguments to incite to good deeds.
With many other words did he testify and exhort.Acts ii. 40.
(Ex*hort"), n. Exhortation. [Obs.] Pope.
(Ex`hor*ta"tion) n. [L. exhortatio: cf. F. exhortation.]
1. The act of practice of exhorting; the act of inciting to laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good