rapture of the deep

noun phrase

Word History

Etymology

probably translation of French ivresse des grandes profondeurs

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rapture of the deep was in 1953

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Cite this Entry

“Rapture of the deep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rapture%20of%20the%20deep. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

rapture of the deep

noun
rap·​ture of the deep ˈrap-chər- How to pronounce rapture of the deep (audio)
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