Examples of rhapsody in a Sentence
The mayor launched into a long rhapsody about his plans for the city.
listening to Mozart always left him in a rhapsody that lingered for the remainder of the evening
Recent Examples of rhapsody from the Web
Listen to the rhapsodies of Gershwin, chamber music, and piano concertos of Rachmaninoff at the Sarasota Music Festival.
Cradle of modern civilization, lose yourself in a whirl of rhapsody and romance.
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Synonymscloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, heaven, high, intoxication, paradise, rapture, ecstasy, 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
RHAPSODY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rhapsody for English Language Learners
: a piece of music that is meant to express a lot of emotion and does not have a regular form
: a written or spoken expression of great enthusiasm, praise, etc.
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