rapturous


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rap·tur·ous

 (răp′chər-əs)
adj.
Filled with or characterized by great joy or rapture; ecstatic.

rap′tur·ous·ly adv.
rap′tur·ous·ness n.

rapturous

(ˈræptʃərəs)
adj
experiencing or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight
ˈrapturously adv
ˈrapturousness n

rap•tur•ous

(ˈræp tʃər əs)

adj.
1. feeling or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight.
2. characterized by or expressive of such rapture: rapturous praise.
[1670–80]
rap′tur•ous•ly, adv.
rap′tur•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rapturous - feeling great rapture or delight
joyous - full of or characterized by joy; "felt a joyous abandon"; "joyous laughter"

rapturous

adjective ecstatic, delighted, enthusiastic, rapt, sent, happy, transported, joyous, exalted, joyful, over the moon (informal), overjoyed, blissful, ravished, euphoric, on cloud nine (informal), blissed out, rhapsodic, in seventh heaven, floating on air The conference greeted the speech with rapturous applause.
Translations
مُنْتَشٍ، مليء بالفَرَح
nadšený
henrykt
hrifningar-
kendinden geçmiş

rapturous

[ˈræptʃərəs] ADJ [applause] → entusiasta; [look] → extasiado

rapturous

[ˈræptʃərəs] adj [applause] → frénétique; [welcome, reception] → enthousiaste

rapturous

adj receptionstürmisch, begeistert; exclamationentzückt; lookverzückt, hingerissen; rapturous applauseBeifallstürme pl

rapturous

[ˈræptʃrəs] (liter) adj (smile) → estatico/a; (welcome, praise, applause) → entusiastico/a

rapture

(ˈrӕptʃə) noun
great delight.
ˈrapturous adjective
showing great delight. They gave him a rapturous welcome.
ˈrapturously adverb
in raptures
greatly delighted. She was in raptures about her beautiful new car.
References in classic literature ?
This was a surprise even to the actors, and when they saw the table, they looked at one another in rapturous amazement.
Rebecca squeezed Emma Jane's arm, and Emma Jane gave a rapturous return squeeze.
They would sometimes sing the most pathetic senti- ment in the most rapturous tone, and the most rap- turous sentiment in the most pathetic tone.
The quiet, heartfelt satisfaction of the old lady, and the rapturous delight of her daughterwho proved even too joyous to talk as usual, had been a gratifying, yet almost an affecting, scene.
Marianne was afraid of offending, and said no more on the subject; but the kind of approbation which Elinor described as excited in him by the drawings of other people, was very far from that rapturous delight, which, in her opinion, could alone be called taste.
He had known it before in a way, he had hoped it and felt it and thought about it, but just at that minute something had rushed all through him--a sort of rapturous belief and realization and it had been so strong that he could not help calling out.
The hungry man repeated, in a rapturous croak, "Magnificent
My stool was such a tower of observation, that as I watched him reading on again, after this rapturous exclamation, and following up the lines with his forefinger, I observed that his nostrils, which were thin and pointed, with sharp dints in them, had a singular and most uncomfortable way of expanding and contracting themselves - that they seemed to twinkle instead of his eyes, which hardly ever twinkled at all.
I used to light my fire and make tea for myself, till one rapturous morning I discovered that Hebe was fond of rising early too, and that she would like to light my fire and make my tea.
When he had finished the letter, Don Quixote said, "There is less to be gathered from this than from the verses, except that he who wrote it is some rejected lover;" and turning over nearly all the pages of the book he found more verses and letters, some of which he could read, while others he could not; but they were all made up of complaints, laments, misgivings, desires and aversions, favours and rejections, some rapturous, some doleful.
any poet who should have listened to our talk, for heaven knows how many stages beyond Montargis, would have reaped a harvest of flaming epithet, rapturous description, and very tender confidences.
Truly I could not say what we did not talk about during those painful, yet rapturous, hours when, by the trembling light of a lamp, and almost at the very bedside of my poor sick mother, we kept midnight tryst.