Examples of ecstasy in a Sentence
His performance sent the audience into ecstasies.
actors are typically in ecstasy upon winning an Oscar
Recent Examples of ecstasy from the Web
DuPage County court records show Czerwinski, formerly of Carol Stream, was convicted in 2013 of felony possession of 15 grams or less of ecstasy in Naperville and in 2016 for driving under the influence of alcohol in Wheaton.
He and his crew were assembled at a lake near Carbondale, surrounded by people who had traveled thousands of miles — from Australia, Japan, Sweden, Poland — for 21/2 minutes of ecstasy.
Officials in the Netherlands seized 1.8 tons of MDMA, also known as ecstasy, 136 kilograms (300 pounds) of cocaine and 15 kilograms (30 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine, all bound for Australia, the Australian Federal Police said.
At the time, such unguarded expression of emotion, from ecstasy to despair, was unheard of.
During totality, people drop to their knees, weep, cry out; even typically staid and reserved people are reduced to exhaustion, tears, and a form of ecstasy.
While often condemned as essentially a lottery process; the agony and ecstasy of the playoffs makes for a truly compelling spectacle.
A coroner’s report released Monday about her death in December said alcohol, cocaine, heroin and ecstasy were found in her system.
Boddie’s other son, NFL flameout Marcus Vick, has had several run-ins with the police and is currently facing an ecstasy-possession charge, which reportedly is still pending, the Daily News reports.
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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
ECSTASY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ecstasy for English Language Learners
: a state of very great happiness : extreme delight
: an illegal drug that is used to produce a feeling of excitement and pleasure
ECSTASY Defined for Kids
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medical Definition of ecstasy
ecstaticplay \ek-ˈstat-ik\ adjective
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