enrapt
adjective Date: 1606 wholly absorbed with rapture

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  • Enrapt — En*rapt , p. a. [Pref. en + rapt. Cf. {Enravish}.] Thrown into ecstasy; transported; enraptured. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enrapt — c.1600, carried away by (prophetic) ecstasy, pp. adj. from en make, put in (see EN (Cf. en ) (1)) + rapt (see RAPTURE (Cf. rapture)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • enrapt — [en rapt′, inrapt′] adj. enraptured; rapt …   English World dictionary

  • enrapt — /en rapt /, adj. rapt; transported; enraptured: a violinist s enrapt audience. [1600 10; EN 1 + RAPT] * * * …   Universalium

  • enrapt — enrapture ► VERB ▪ give intense pleasure to. DERIVATIVES enrapt adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • enrapt — ə̇nˈrapt, en adjective Etymology: en (I) + rapt : absorbed in or as if in ecstatic contemplation : enraptured fools listen to him, silent, enrapt, sighing when he is done Alan Paton …   Useful english dictionary

  • enrapt — adjective fascinated, enraptured …   Wiktionary

  • enrapt — 1) parent 2) entrap …   Anagrams dictionary

  • enrapt — adj transported, entranced, enchanted, spellbound, fascinated, captivated, charmed; enraptured, rapt, overjoyed, ecstatic, Sl. turned on …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • enrapt — en·rapt …   English syllables

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