The word "exaltation" in Latin means "rise".
In psychology, it is understood as an enthusiastic, extremely excited mental state of a person, which, at times, may border on psychosis.
Under the exaltation of some mistakenlyIs understood pretentiousness in clothes, some special external chic in a man, which distinguishes him from the surrounding mass of sulfur. While exaltation is a character trait, temperament, and hence - the manner of behavior and to a certain extent the lifestyle of a person.
Sociologists interpret the concept of "exaltation", as,Excited, enthusiastic state, morbid animosity. There is such an expression: "fall into exaltation." A similar state is inherent in artistic natures, living on emotions. They are extremely impressionable. Love for nature, art, world outlook can capture the exalted personality to the core. They deeply experience the failures of relatives and friends close to them, just acquaintances, at a time when the tragedy itself does not seem so large. Compassion for the animal, lonely and unhappy in their opinion, can also bring such people to despair. Exalted lady in a fit of compassion is able to pick up on the street and take home an "abandoned" kitten, and the next day, after he "made a puddle" in her shoe, internally tormented and hiding from other people's eyes, will carry him back.
Also, the term "exaltation" is understood to meanA short period of increased excitability of the nervous and muscle tissues, followed by a phase of somewhat reduced excitability. Change of mood, enthusiasm and disappointment - are peculiar to people of this type. They are talkative, often argue, but rarely slide down to open conflicts.
The state of exaltation can simultaneouslyCover large groups of people in the form of spontaneous excitement at certain events - fire, earthquake, other natural, as well as social phenomena. An enthusiastic, extremely excited state of the masses can be induced artificially. For example, the phenomenon of mass exaltation manifests itself at concerts of pop stars, during and after major sporting events.
Exaltation in astrology
The term "exaltation" is also used by astrologers. At them it means the position of the planet in a certain part of its trajectory, the path. A planet in exaltation means a planet not at home, not in its abode. She is "guest" and at the same time at work. Her influence on the sign of the Zodiac is different. It is believed that if in the monastery the planet acts on an intuitive-instinctive level, then in exaltation - on the emotional-sensory.