noun see rapt

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  • raptness — rapt ► ADJECTIVE 1) fully absorbed and intent; fascinated. 2) filled with an intense and pleasurable emotion. 3) Austral. informal another term for WRAPPED(Cf. ↑wrapped). DERIVATIVES raptly adverb raptness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • raptness — noun The characteristic of being rapt …   Wiktionary

  • raptness — ræptnɪs n. state of being fully absorbed, state of being engrossed; state of being fascinated, state of being charmed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • raptness — rapt·ness …   English syllables

  • raptness — noun see rapt I …   Useful english dictionary

  • rapt — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin raptus, past participle of rapere to seize more at rapid Date: 14th century 1. lifted up and carried away 2. transported with emotion ; enraptured 3. wholly absorbed ; engrossed • raptly adverb •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • rapt — raptly, adv. raptness, n. /rapt/, adj. 1. deeply engrossed or absorbed: a rapt listener. 2. transported with emotion; enraptured: rapt with joy. 3. showing or proceeding from rapture: a rapt smile. 4. carried off spiritually to another place,… …   Universalium

  • rapt — adjective 1》 fully absorbed and intent; fascinated. 2》 full of rapture. 3》 Austral./NZ informal another term for wrapped. 4》 archaic transported bodily. Derivatives raptly adverb raptness noun Origin ME: from L. raptus seized , past pa …   English new terms dictionary

  • absorption — noun 1) the absorption of water Syn: soaking up, sucking up; technical osmosis 2) by 1543, Scottish fears of absorption by England were allayed Syn: incorporation, assimilation, integration, appropriation, inclusion 3) her total absorption i …   Thesaurus of popular words

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