ecstasy has definitions from the fields of pharmacology,psychology
[ 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 .

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emotional_state exhilarate

[ noun ] (psychology) a state of elated bliss


rapture repture

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 .

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[ 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

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club_drug designer_drug