ecstasy, rapture, transport, exaltation, raptus(noun)
a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
"listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
a state of elated bliss
Extreme pleasure, happiness or excitement.
In some forms of fundamentalist Protestant eschatology, the event when Jesus returns and gathers the souls of living believers. (Usually "the rapture.")
The act of kidnapping or abducting, especially the forceful carrying off of a woman.
Rape; ravishment; sexual violation.
The act of carrying, conveying, transporting or sweeping along by force of movement; the force of such movement; the fact of being carried along by such movement.
to experience great happiness or excitement
to cause to experience great happiness or excitement
to take part in the Rapture
a prophesied sudden removal of Christian believers from the Earth before the Tribulation or simultaneous with the second coming of Jesus Christ
Origin: rapere, to take away or snatch out.
a seizing by violence; a hurrying along; rapidity with violence
the state or condition of being rapt, or carried away from one's self by agreeable excitement; violence of a pleasing passion; extreme joy or pleasure; ecstasy
a spasm; a fit; a syncope; delirium
to transport with excitement; to enrapture
The Rapture is an indie rock band based in New York City. The band mixes influences from many genres including post-punk, acid house, disco, electronica and rock, pioneering the post-punk revival genre. They were forerunners of the post-punk revival of the early 2000s, as they mixed their early post-punk sound with electronic and dance elements.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rap′tūr, n. a seizing and carrying away: extreme delight: transport: ecstasy.—adj. Rap′tūred.—n. Rap′tūrist (Spens.), one filled with rapture.—adj. Rap′tūrous, seizing and carrying away: ecstatic.—adv. Rap′tūrously.
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The numerical value of rapture in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of rapture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Laughter is complete rapture vocalized.
The glow of inspiration warms us it is a holy rapture.
We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive - and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.
I don't believe in a secret rapture, where people just, he's just sitting here one minute and he disappears.
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
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