enrapt

adjective
en·​rapt | \ in-ˈrapt How to pronounce enrapt (audio) , en- \

Definition of enrapt

: wholly absorbed with rapture

Examples of enrapt in a Sentence

enrapt concertgoers just sat there in motionless silence as the pianist flawlessly executed the piece
Recent Examples on the Web In the 1970s, anti-Japanese sentiments faded as Americans became enrapt with health foods. Heather Arndt Anderson, Slate Magazine, 18 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of enrapt

1606, in the meaning defined above

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“Enrapt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enrapt. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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