into raptures

Definition of into raptures

literary + formal

  1. :  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

raptureplay raptures
  1. :  an expression or manifestation of ecstasy or passion

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

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

  1. :  enrapture


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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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