from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Filled with or characterized by great joy or rapture; ecstatic.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the character of rapture; marked by rapture; exciting or manifesting rapture; ecstatically joyous or exalted: as, rapturous exultation; a rapturous look; a rapturous scene.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Ecstatic; transporting; ravishing; feeling, expressing, or manifesting rapture

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective The state or condition of being full of rapture

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

  • adjective feeling great rapture or delight


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