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1. rapture

noun. ['ˈræptʃɝ'] a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion.

Synonyms

  • transport
  • exaltation
  • ecstasy
  • emotional state
  • spirit

Antonyms

  • disenchant
  • displease
  • unhappiness
  • happiness

Etymology

  • raptura (Latin)

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Rhymes with Rapture

  • recapture
  • capture

Sentences with rapture


1. Noun, singular or mass
For these Christians, there is no rapture and no tribulation period.

2. Verb, base form
He will rapture believers, removing them from Earth.

Quotes about rapture


1. Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.
- Clive Bell

2. There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
- Lord Byron

3. There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,There is a rapture on the lonely shore,There is society, where none intrudes,By the deep sea, and music in its roar:I love not man the less, but Nature more
- George Gordon Byron

2. rapture

noun. ['ˈræptʃɝ'] a state of elated bliss.

Synonyms

  • ecstasy
  • blissfulness
  • cloud nine
  • walking on air
  • bliss

Antonyms

  • courage
  • cowardice
  • deaden
  • depression

Etymology

  • raptura (Latin)
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