noun see rapture I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rapturousness — See rapturously. * * * …   Universalium

  • rapturousness — noun The state or condition of being rapturous …   Wiktionary

  • rapturousness — ræptʃərÉ™snɪs n. ecstasy, extreme joyfulness, state of bliss …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rapturousness — rap·tur·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • rapturousness — noun see rapturous * * * rapˈturousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑rapture …   Useful english dictionary

  • rapture — I. noun Etymology: Latin raptus Date: 1594 1. an expression or manifestation of ecstasy or passion 2. a. a state or experience of being carried away by overwhelming emotion b. a mystical experience in which the spirit is exalted to a knowledge of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rapturous — rapturously, adv. rapturousness, n. /rap cheuhr euhs/, adj. 1. full of, feeling, or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight. 2. characterized by, attended with, or expressive of such rapture: rapturous praise. [1670 80; RAPTURE + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rapturous — adjective feeling or showing great pleasure or enthusiasm. Derivatives rapturously adverb rapturousness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • jubilation — n 1. exultation, triumph, jubilance, jubilancy; overjoyedness, elatedness, elation, exhilaration, excitement, high spirits; ecstasy, euphoria, delirium, rhapsody, rapturousness, rapture, transport, ravishment; joy, joyousness, joyfulness, jollity …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • rapturous — /ˈræptʃərəs/ (say rapchuhruhs) adjective 1. full of, feeling, or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight. 2. characterised by, attended with, or expressive of, such rapture: rapturous surprise. –rapturously, adverb –rapturousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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