Medical Dictionary


noun ec·sta·sy \ˈek-stə-sē\
plural ec·sta·sies

Medical Definition of ECSTASY

:  a trance state in which intense absorption (as in religious ideation) is accompanied by loss of sense perception and voluntary control
often capitalized :  a synthetic amphetamine analog C11H15NO2 used illicitly for its mood-enhancing and hallucinogenic properties—called also MDMA, methylenedioxymethamphetamine, XTC
ec·stat·ic \ek-ˈstat-ik\ adjective


July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears