into raptures

Definition of into raptures

literary + formal
:into a state of great happiness, pleasure, or love
  • This dessert will send people who like chocolate into raptures.
  • Critics went into raptures over her performance.

Word by Word Definitions

rapture play raptures
  1. : an expression or manifestation of ecstasy or passion

  2. : a state or experience of being carried away by overwhelming emotion

  3. : a mystical experience in which the spirit is exalted to a knowledge of divine things

  1. : enrapture


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