ecstatic, enraptured, rapturous, rapt, rhapsodic(adj)
feeling great rapture or delight
Snatched, taken away; abducted.
Lifted up into the air; transported into heaven.
Very interested, involved in something, absorbed, transfixed; fascinated or engrossed.
The children watched in rapt attention as the magician produced object after object from his hat.
Enthusiatic; ecstatic, elated, happy.
He was rapt with his exam results.
Origin: From raptor, from rapere
imp. & p. p. of Rap, to snatch away
snatched away; hurried away or along
transported with love, admiration, delight, etc.; enraptured
wholly absorbed or engrossed, as in work or meditation
an ecstasy; a trance
to transport or ravish
to carry away by force
Origin: [From F. rapt abduction, rape, L. raptus, fr. rapere to seize and carry off, to transport; or fr. E. rapt, a. See Rapt, a., and Rapid.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rapt, adj. raised to rapture: transported: ravished:—pa.t. and pa.p. of rap (2).—v.t. (obs.) to grasp or carry off.—n. Rap′tor, a ravisher. [Rap, to seize, influenced by L. rapĕre, to snatch.]
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part, prat, tarp, trap
The numerical value of rapt in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of rapt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The greatest gift we can give one another is rapt attention to one another's existence.
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead his eyes are closed.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead his eyes are closed.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
The most beautiful and most profound emotion we can experience is the sensation of the mystical. It is the sower of all true science. So to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. To know that which is impenetretrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty which our dull faculties can comprehend only in their primitive forms-this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness.
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