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ec·stat·ic

 (ĕk-stăt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Marked by or expressing ecstasy.
2. Being in a state of ecstasy; joyful or enraptured.

[French extatique, from Greek ekstatikos, from ekstasis, distraction; see ecstasy.]

ec·stat′i·cal·ly adv.

ecstatic

(ɛkˈstætɪk)
adj
1. in a trancelike state of great rapture or delight
2. showing or feeling great enthusiasm: ecstatic applause.
n
a person who has periods of intense trancelike joy
ecˈstatically adv

ec•stat•ic

(ɛkˈstæt ɪk)

adj.
1. of or characterized by ecstasy.
2. subject to or in a state of ecstasy.
n.
3. a person subject to fits of ecstasy.
[1620–30; (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin < Greek]
ec•stat′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ecstatic - feeling great rapture or delight
joyous - full of or characterized by joy; "felt a joyous abandon"; "joyous laughter"

ecstatic

adjective rapturous, entranced, enthusiastic, frenzied, joyous, fervent, joyful, elated, over the moon (informal), overjoyed, blissful, delirious, euphoric, enraptured, on cloud nine (informal), cock-a-hoop, blissed out, transported, rhapsodic, sent, walking on air, in seventh heaven, floating on air, in exaltation, in transports of delight He was ecstatic about the birth of his first child.
Translations
begejstretekstatisk
elragadtatott
frá sér numinn
extatický
kendinden geçmişmest

ecstatic

[eksˈtætɪk] ADJ (Rel) → extático (fig) → contentísimo, eufórico

ecstatic

[ɛkˈstætɪk] adj [person] → extatique, en extase; [reception, welcome] → triomphal(e)
to be ecstatic → être en extase

ecstatic

ecstatic

[ɛksˈtætɪk] adjestatico/a, in estasi

ecstasy

(ˈekstəsi)
1. noun, plural ˈecstasies (a feeling of) very great joy or other overwhelming emotion.
2. (no plural) a narcotic drug.
ecˈstatic (-ˈstӕ-) adjective
an ecstatic mood.
ecˈstatically adverb
References in classic literature ?
His pleasure in music, though it amounted not to that ecstatic delight which alone could sympathize with her own, was estimable when contrasted against the horrible insensibility of the others; and she was reasonable enough to allow that a man of five and thirty might well have outlived all acuteness of feeling and every exquisite power of enjoyment.
and then remained absorbed in ecstatic contemplation.
I dreamed, I thought, that once while he was blowing into this dismal flute, the old woman of the house, who had gone nearer and nearer to him in her ecstatic admiration, leaned over the back of his chair and gave him an affectionate squeeze round the neck, which stopped his playing for a moment.
Pumblechook that I wished to have my new clothes sent to his house, and he was ecstatic on my so distinguishing him.
And I waited and lived on in a sort of ecstatic dream.
Nothing could stem the flood of my ecstatic aspirations.
To see this woman, so beautiful, fair as the brightest vision, to see her by turns overcome with grief and threatening; to resist at once the ascendancy of grief and beauty--it was too much for a visionary; it was too much for a brain weakened by the ardent dreams of an ecstatic faith; it was too much for a heart furrowed by the love of heaven that burns, by the hatred of men that devours.
Count, to possess Valentine would have been a happiness too infinite, too ecstatic, too complete, too divine for this world, since it has been denied me; but without Valentine the earth is desolate.
He knew but two types of Methodist--the ecstatic and the bilious.
Gallant, expansive, amusing, more pleased himself with the effect he produced than those (even when they were well pleased) for whom he produced it; a master of all the distinctively social virtues and a votary of all agreeable sensations; a devotee of something mysterious and sacred to which he occasionally alluded in terms more ecstatic even than those in which he spoke of the last pretty woman, and which was simply the beautiful though somewhat superannuated image of HONOR; he was irresistibly entertaining and enlivening, and he formed a character to which Newman was as capable of doing justice when he had once been placed in contact with it, as he was unlikely, in musing upon the possible mixtures of our human ingredients, mentally to have foreshadowed it.
A third; a fourth; and a meeting with Beatrice in the garden was no longer an incident in Giovanni's daily life, but the whole space in which he might be said to live; for the anticipation and memory of that ecstatic hour made up the remainder.
Inspired by an ecstatic prescience of the glories beyond the grave, we struggle by multiform combinations among the things and thoughts of Time to attain a portion of that Loveliness whose very elements perhaps appertain to eternity alone.