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rapt

 (răpt)
adj.
1. Deeply moved or delighted; enraptured: listened to the speaker with rapt admiration.
2. Deeply absorbed; engrossed: was rapt in thought all evening.

[Middle English, carried away, from Latin raptus, past participle of rapere, to seize; see rep- in Indo-European roots.]

rapt·ly adv.

rapt

(ræpt)
adj
1. totally absorbed; engrossed; spellbound, esp through or as if through emotion: rapt with wonder.
2. characterized by or proceeding from rapture: a rapt smile.
[C14: from Latin raptus carried away, from rapere to seize; see rape1]
ˈraptly adv

rapt

(ræpt)
adj
informal Austral and NZ very pleased; delighted. Also: wrapped

rapt

(ræpt)

adj.
1. deeply engrossed or absorbed: a rapt listener.
2. transported with emotion; enraptured.
3. indicative of or expressing rapture: a rapt smile.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin raptus seized, carried off, past participle of rapere; see rape1]
rapt′ly, adv.
rapt′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rapt - feeling great rapture or delight
joyous - full of or characterized by joy; "felt a joyous abandon"; "joyous laughter"

rapt

rapt

adjective
Having one's thoughts fully occupied:
Translations
مُنْتَشٍ، في حالَة إعْجاب وانْبِهار
uchvácený
betaget
elmerült
heillaîur
kupinas pasigėrėjimosusižavėjęs
aizgrābts
uchvátený
büyülenmişkendinden geçmiş

rapt

[ræpt] ADJ they were sitting with rapt attentionestaban sentados prestando mucha atención
he drew rapt audiencescautivaba al público, dejaba al público embelesado
with a rapt expression on his facecon cara de embeleso
Claud was staring at me, raptClaud me miraba fijamente, absorto or embelesado

rapt

[ˈræpt] adj [attention] → sans faille
with rapt attention, in rapt attention → littéralement captivé(e)
Everybody was watching me with rapt attention → Tout le monde me regardait, littéralement captivé.
He listened in rapt attention → Il écoutait, littéralement captivé.
to be rapt in contemplation (= absorbed) → être perdu(e) dans sa contemplation

rapt

adj interestgespannt; attentionatemlos, höchste(r, s); persongebannt, gespannt, hingerissen; audiencehingerissen, gespannt, in Bann geschlagen; look, smileverzückt; rapt with concentrationatemlos vor Konzentration; rapt in contemplation/in thoughtin Betrachtungen/Gedanken versunken

rapt

[ræpt] adj (person, face, expression) → rapito/a; (silence, attention) → profondo/a
to be rapt in contemplation → essere in estatica contemplazione

rapt

(rӕpt) adjective
fascinated (usually in admiration). He listened to the speaker with rapt attention.
References in classic literature ?
O charms more potent than the rapt Chaldee Ever drew down from out the quiet stars!
He was watching Pollyanna's rapt face a little curiously.
That office consists in mincing the horse-pieces of blubber for the pots; an operation which is conducted at a curious wooden horse, planted endwise against the bulwarks, and with a capacious tub beneath it, into which the minced pieces drop, fast as the sheets from a rapt orator's desk.
In the morning of life they are rapt by intoxicating visions of some great haberdashery business, beckoned to by the voluptuous enticements of the legal profession, or maybe the Holy Grail they forswear all else to seek is a snug editorial chair.
1-3) I begin to sing of rich-haired Demeter, awful goddess -- of her and her trim-ankled daughter whom Aidoneus rapt away, given to him by all-seeing Zeus the loud-thunderer.
I do not know why my delight in those tragedies did not send me to the volume of his plays, which was all the time in the bookcase at home, but I seem not to have thought of it, and rapt as I was in them I am not sure that they gave me greater pleasure, or seemed at all finer, than "Rollo," "The Wife," "The Stranger," "Barbarossa," "The Miser of Marseilles," and the rest of the melodramas, comedies, and farces which I saw at that time.
And that queer white cur with the brown ear seems to be leaping and barking in ineffectual remonstrance with the wheel; perhaps he is jealous because his playfellow in the beaver bonnet is so rapt in its movement.
I watched this engagement as I watched the others--with rapt interest and strong excitement, and with a shrink and a shudder for every blow that laid open a cheek or a forehead; and a conscious paling of my face when I occasionally saw a wound of a yet more shocking nature inflicted.
Brewer, who had observed them at the same moment, was leaning forward in an attitude of rapt attention, horribly pale.
They could feel the hot breath of the Southern night; they could hear the long sweep of the pirogue through the glistening moonlit water, the beating of birds' wings, rising startled from among the reeds in the salt-water pools; they could see the faces of the lovers, pale, close together, rapt in oblivious forgetfulness, drifting into the unknown.
There comes a day at last, when, while the wonted Marriage Chorus goes forth from universal Lineland, the three far-off Lovers suddenly find themselves in exact harmony, and, before they are awake, the wedded Triplet is rapt vocally into a duplicate embrace; and Nature rejoices over one more marriage and over three more births.
Many a night, doubtless," said Grandfather, "after Washington had been all day on horseback, galloping from one post of the army to another, he used to sit in our great chair, rapt in earnest thought.