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ecstatic

[ek-stat-ik] /ɛkˈstæt ɪk/
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
1620-1630
1620-30; (< Middle French extatique) < Medieval Latin ecstaticus < Greek ekstatikós, equivalent to ek- ec- + statikós static. See ecstasy
Related forms
ecstatically, adverb
nonecstatic, adjective
nonecstatically, adverb
unecstatic, adjective
unecstatically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for un ecstatically

ecstatic

/ɛkˈstætɪk/
adjective
1.
in a trancelike state of great rapture or delight
2.
showing or feeling great enthusiasm ecstatic applause
noun
3.
a person who has periods of intense trancelike joy
Derived Forms
ecstatically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for un ecstatically
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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