To say that James Gunn is ecstatic is a vast understatement.
Perhaps I could be as overwhelming a writer as Dostoyevsky, yet I am not an ecstatic, gratulant epileptic like him.
John Nielsen, the director of automotive engineering at the American Automobile Association, for one, is ecstatic.
1590s, "mystically absorbed, stupefied," from Greek ekstatikos "unstable," from ekstasis (see ecstatic). Meaning "characterized by intense emotions" is from 1660s, now usually pleasurable ones, but not originally always so. Related: Ecstatical; ecstatically.