[ noun ] a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
: "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
Used in print(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
Each high note had the crowd in ecstasy so that it stopped the show midway in the `` Mad_Scene '' , but the real reason was a realization of the extraordinary performance unfolding at the moment .
[ noun ] (psychology) a state of elated bliss
Used in print(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)
His rage assumes a religious form ; that_is , on the basis of his own sinfulness and abject wretchedness , Piepsam becomes a prophet who in his ecstasy and in the name of God imprecates doom on Life - not_only the cyclist now , but the audience , the world , as_well : `` all you light-headed breed '' .(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)
It was ecstasy .
[ noun ] (pharmacology) designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws; in 1985 it was declared illegal