Examples of ecstasy in a Sentence
His performance sent the audience into ecstasies.
actors are typically in ecstasy upon winning an Oscar
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At the same time, the drug found another eager audience: club-goers, who nicknamed it ecstasy.
While advocates point out that a key difference between pure MDMA used in a medical setting and street versions of ecstasy or Molly is that street versions are often mixed with other harmful drugs, MDMA itself is not without side effects.
It is arranged thematically, beginning with the darkness of a breakup and ending with the ecstasy of new love.
The ecstasy of the closing moments of the first half is undone by a steady descent into disillusionment.
With airy vocals over a subdued disco beat, this song is practically sonic ecstasy.
Officers reported finding a baggie of crack cocaine and one of suspected ecstasy tucked in the groin area in Mason's jeans, according to police reports.
But out in the asphalt maze, this tech imparts a weirdly incomputable calmness, even casualness, to the frame of a mega-fast sports car in the throes of ecstasy.
Here, Becker and Fagen were lodging a kind of implicit protest against rock’s Dionysian myth; the orderly music suggests that true ecstasy isn’t to be had from indulgence but from recognizing the pattern of impulses that drive people to excess.
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Synonymscloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, heaven, high, intoxication, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, seventh heaven, swoon, transport
Related Wordsexaltation; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, delight, enchantment, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, pleasure; reverie, trance; inspiration; fervor, frenzy, madness, passion; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartedness
Near Antonymsmisery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopes
Synonym Discussion of ecstasy
- religious ecstasy
- in speechless rapture
- in a transport of rage
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ecstaticplay \ek-ˈstat-ik\ adjective
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