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rapture

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rapture

Synonym Discussion of rapture

ecstasy, rapture, transport mean intense exaltation of mind and feelings. ecstasy and rapture both suggest a state of trance or near immobility produced by an overpowering emotion. ecstasy may apply to any strong emotion (such as joy, fear, rage, adoration).
    • religious ecstasy
rapture usually implies intense bliss or beatitude.
    • in speechless rapture
transport applies to any powerful emotion that lifts one out of oneself and usually provokes vehement expression or frenzied action.
    • in a transport of rage

rapture

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rapture

  1. to fill with overwhelming emotion (as wonder or delight) nature lovers will be raptured by the documentary's breathtaking cinematography Synonyms of rapture carry away, enrapture, enthrall (or enthral), rap, entrance, ravish, transportWords Related to rapture delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, fascinate; elate, excite, exhilarate, stir


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