Definitions of ecstasy

  1. a state of elated bliss Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
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  4. a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States. Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The state of being beside one's self or rapt out of one's self; a state in which the mind is elevated above the reach of ordinary impressions, as when under the influence of overpowering emotion; an extraordinary elevation of the spirit, as when the soul, unconscious of sensible objects, is supposed to contemplate heavenly mysteries. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Excessive and overmastering joy or enthusiasm; rapture; enthusiastic delight. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Violent distraction of mind; violent emotion; excessive grief of anxiety; insanity; madness. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A state which consists in total suspension of sensibility, of voluntary motion, and largely of mental power. The body is erect and inflexible; the pulsation and breathing are not affected. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To fill ecstasy, or with rapture or enthusiasm. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The state of being beside oneself; excessive joy; a kind of trance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. A nervous affection resembling catalepsy, in which there is mental exaltation, with more or less sensory anesthesia and a rapturous expression. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  12. In a condition resembling a trance. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  13. An extraordinary state of feeling, in which the mind stands out of or is detached from sensible things: excessive joy: enthusiasm. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Ecstatic, ecstatical. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. Transport; extreme joy or pleasure. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. Rapturous excitement or exaltation; rapture. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. A state of mind in which the functions of the senses are suspended by the contemplation of some extraordinary or supernatural object; rapture or a degree of delight that arrests the whole mind; enthusiasm or excessive elevation and absorption of mind; a species of catalepsy, when the person remembers, after the paroxysm is over, the ideas he had during the fit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. To fill with rapture or enthusiasm. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Excessive joy; extreme delight; a state of the body in which the functions of the senses are suspended; a trance. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. ek'sta-si, n. a word applied to states of mind marked by temporary mental alienation and altered or diminished consciousness: excessive joy: enthusiasm, or any exalted feeling.--v.t. to fill with joy.--adjs. EC'STASIED, enraptured; ECSTAT'IC, causing ecstasy: amounting to ecstasy: rapturous.--n. one given to ecstasy: something spoken in a state of ecstasy.--adv. ECSTAT'ICALLY. [Through O. Fr. and Low L. from Gr. ekstasis--ek, aside, histanai, to make to stand.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  21. [Greek] A state in which the patient is absorbed in the fixed contemplation of an idea (usually religious), so that he becomes oblivious of his surroundings, and remains motionless with rapt and joyous expression, while the breathing, circulation, and all vital functions are greatly depressed. na
  22. Exalted state of feeling, rapture, (esp. of delight); (medieval) morbid state of nerves in which mind is occupied solely by one idea; trance; poetic frenzy. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  23. A state of exaltation, exhilaration, or trance. American pocket medical dictionary.
  24. A state in which the mind is rapt or carried away beyond the reach of ordinary impressions. The term is often used for the exalted condition of mind which sometimes immediately precedes death. [Gr.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  25. n. [Greek] A fixed state; a trance; bodily condition in which the functions are suspended and the mind arrested ;—excessive joy ; rapture enthusiasm ; excessive elevation of the mind. Cabinet Dictionary

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