[ noun ] a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
: "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
Used in print(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
I am sure he is in raptures '' .(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)
I'm not pleading for the heart that leaps up when it beholds a rainbow in the sky , or for the heart that with rapture fills and dances with the daffodils .