Simple Definition of rapt
: showing complete interest in something
Examples of rapt in a sentence
The students listened with rapt attention.
The children sat rapt as the puppets danced.
Origin and Etymology of rapt
Middle English, from Latin raptus, past participle of rapere to seize — more at rapid
First Known Use: 14th century
RAPT Defined for Kids
Definition of rapt for Students
: showing complete delight or interest <They listened with rapt attention.>
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