Part of speech: noun

Rapturous excitement or exaltation; rapture.

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Usage examples "ecstasy":

  1. When I saw my deliverance then put visibly into my hands, I was ready to sink down with the surprise, and it was a good while before I could speak a word to the captain, who was in as great an ecstasy as I. After some time, I came dressed in a new habit of the captain's, being still called governor. - "The World's Greatest Books, Vol III", Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds..
  2. But such was the ecstasy in the soul that I didn't utter a cry. - "Right Ho, Jeeves", P. G. Wodehouse.
  3. For Edith, she sat scarcely breathing- quivering with ecstasy. - "A Terrible Secret", May Agnes Fleming.