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.
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rapturous

(ˈræptʃərəs)
adj
experiencing or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight
ˈrapturously adv
ˈrapturousness n
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rapturous - feeling great rapture or delight
joyous - full of or characterized by joy; "felt a joyous abandon"; "joyous laughter"
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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.
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Translations
مُنْتَشٍ، مليء بالفَرَح
nadšený
henrykt
hrifningar-
kendinden geçmiş

rapturous

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

rapturous

[ˈræptʃərəs] adj [applause] → frénétique; [welcome, reception] → enthousiaste
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rapturous

adj receptionstürmisch, begeistert; exclamationentzückt; lookverzückt, hingerissen; rapturous applauseBeifallstürme pl
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

rapturous

[ˈræptʃrəs] (liter) adj (smile) → estatico/a; (welcome, praise, applause) → entusiastico/a
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
Her flame quickly burned up that light fuel; and, fed from within, soared after some illimitable satisfaction, some object which would never justify weariness, which would reconcile self-despair with the rapturous consciousness of life beyond self.
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.
Greater ones, verily, have there been, and higher-born ones, than those whom the people call Saviours, those rapturous blusterers!
Not to speak now of the modern Spanish writers whom it has enabled me to know in their own houses as it were, I had even in that remote day a rapturous delight in a certain Spanish book, which was well worth all the pains I had undergone to get at it.
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.
After discharging his conscience on that head, he proceeded to inform them, with many rapturous expressions, of his happiness in having obtained the affection of their amiable neighbour, Miss Lucas, and then explained that it was merely with the view of enjoying her society that he had been so ready to close with their kind wish of seeing him again at Longbourn, whither he hoped to be able to return on Monday fortnight; for Lady Catherine, he added, so heartily approved his marriage, that she wished it to take place as soon as possible, which he trusted would be an unanswerable argument with his amiable Charlotte to name an early day for making him the happiest of men.
Potations, pottle deep, again went round; never did beverage excite greater glee, or meet with more rapturous commendation.
Pierre gazed at her with rapturous, almost frightened, eyes as she passed him.
This hero, radiant with rapturous joy, who had the distinguished honour of making the people forget the speech of Van Systens, and even the presence of the Stadtholder, was Isaac Boxtel, who saw, carried on his right before him, the black tulip, his pretended daughter; and on his left, in a large purse, the hundred thousand guilders in glittering gold pieces, towards which he was constantly squinting, fearful of losing sight of them for one moment.
"The best dream of all has come true," said Anne, pale and rapturous. "Oh, Marilla, I hardly dare believe it, after that horrible day last summer.
And do not the warm, rapturous sensations, which we feel from the consciousness of an honest, noble, generous, benevolent action, convey more delight to the mind than the undeserved praise of millions?
Duncan Laurence was the firm favorite before the show, and the little-known Dutch singer received rapturous applause in the arena after performing his song "Arcade." He confirmed victory with after scoring strongly with both the public and national juries.