Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enrapture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. feeling great rapture or delight

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Examples

  • Mike German may be a nice guy, but he wouldn't be able to elicit that kind of enraptured response in a million years.

    Speaking out inappropriately

  • Nevertheless, the result was quite pretty, and Diana was "enraptured" when Anne read it to her.

    Anne of Avonlea

  • The last Irish poet who has appeared shows the spiritual qualities of the first, when he writes of the gray rivers in their "enraptured" wanderings, and when he sees in the jeweled bow which arches the heavens --

    Imaginations and Reveries

  • "enraptured," a concept that, naturally, puzzles a nattering TV anchor.

    The Online News Page

  • While these early dramatic pictures were less than fifteen minutes long, they enraptured the public of their day.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Quite a few of them would even stub out their cigarettes so enraptured, and intimidated, would they be by the blizzard of technical virtuosity that we, today, take for granted.

    Debra Levine: Ballets Russes Updated: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Turns 15

  • I looked around the room occasionally to marvel at how the drama of an autistic woman convincingly portrayed by Claire Danes who revolutionized slaughterhouses and the cow industry, enraptured the men.

    Doug Demeo: Inmates And Landscapes

  • The micro-payments that people were talking about when Shirky wrote this eventually came in the form of "eyeballs," supposedly enraptured by online advertising.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • My father was enraptured on finding me freed from the vexations of

    Chapter 4

  • Much of what enraptured tourists in the past is still gloriously intact: the vaulted glass ceilings; the checkerboard floors; the odd little shops with names like Le Bonheur des Dames, the unironic moniker of a needlepoint shop in the Passage Verdeau.

    Paris Under Glass

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