ecstatic

[ek-stat-ik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by ecstasy.
2.
subject to or in a state of ecstasy; rapturous.
noun
3.
a person subject to fits of ecstasy.

Origin:
1620–30; (< Middle French extatique) < Medieval Latin ecstaticus < Greek ekstatikós, equivalent to ek- ec- + statikós static. See ecstasy

ecstatically, adverb
nonecstatic, adjective
nonecstatically, adverb
unecstatic, adjective
unecstatically, adverb
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ecstatic (ɛkˈstætɪk)
 
adj
1.  in a trancelike state of great rapture or delight
2.  showing or feeling great enthusiasm: ecstatic applause
 
n
3.  a person who has periods of intense trancelike joy
 
ec'statically
 
adv

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ecstatic
1620s, "mystically absorbed, stupefied," from Gk. ekstatikos, from eksta- (see ecstatic). Meaning "characterized by intense emotions" is from 1660s, now usually pleasurable ones, but not originally always so. Related: Ecstatically.
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Example sentences
The school board was happy, the community was proud, and the students were
  ecstatic.
When the doctor is ecstatic, that's a very good sign.
When the announcement of the iPad came through the tech grapevine, all of us
  geeks were more than ecstatic.
My son was ecstatic to see real navy warships after spending lots of time
  reading about them.
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