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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.
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Adv.1.ecstatically - in an ecstatic manner; "he reacted ecstatically to my plan to travel to Africa"
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Translations
بِنَشْوَه
begejstretekstatiskt
avec extaseextatiquement
elragadtatva
frá sér numinn
extaticky
kendinden geçercesine

ecstatically

[eksˈtætɪkəlɪ] ADV (Rel) → en estado de éxtasis (fig) → con gran euforia
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

ecstatically

[ɛkˈstætɪkli] adv [happy] → follement; [welcome] → avec enthousiasme
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ecstatically

advekstatisch; listen alsoverzückt; ecstatically happyüberglücklich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ecstatically

[ɛkˈstætɪklɪ] advestaticamente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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References in classic literature ?
He kissed them ecstatically. "Be Tandy, little one," he pleaded.
Lady Ruth's maid stepped back and surveyed her mistress ecstatically.
He shook Daylight's hand ecstatically, and Daylight shook his with equal fervor, and, bending, kissed Dede on the lips.
Michael sat on his haunches, the length of his lower jaw resting on Daughtry's knee, the while his eyes dilated, contracted and glowed, his ears ever pricking and repricking to listen, his stump tail thumping ecstatically on the floor.
Countess Lidia Ivanovna looked at him ecstatically, and tears of rapture at the greatness of his soul came into her eyes.
"Nor little Possums," she hurried on, nodding her head and reaching out a caressing hand to where the fox terrier was ecstatically gnawing a deer-rib.
My fancies have not deceived me--I love you ecstatically, diabolically, as a madman might!
Welland; and slightly withdrawn behind these brocaded matrons sat a young girl in white with eyes ecstatically fixed on the stagelovers.
"Oh, Natasha!" said Sonya, looking ecstatically and earnestly at her friend as if she did not consider her worthy to hear what she meant to say and as if she were saying it to someone else, with whom joking was out of the question, "I am in love with your brother once for all and, whatever may happen to him or to me, shall never cease to love him as long as I live."
"I tell you it's a bully story, Anne," he said ecstatically. "I'd ever so much rather read it than the Bible."
He did not want to play with the mate a game that he ecstatically played with Skipper, because he had experienced no similar liking for the mate, two-legged white-god that he was.
He rolled his eyes ecstatically for a moment, then beamed upon them with a fatherly air.