follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

rapturous

[rap-cher-uh s] /ˈræp tʃər əs/
adjective
1.
full of, feeling, or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight.
2.
characterized by, attended with, or expressive of such rapture:
rapturous praise.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; rapture + -ous
Related forms
rapturously, adverb
rapturousness, noun
unrapturous, adjective
unrapturously, adverb
unrapturousness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for un rapturous

rapturous

/ˈræptʃərəs/
adjective
1.
experiencing or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight
Derived Forms
rapturously, adverb
rapturousness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for un rapturous

rapturous

adj.

1670s, from rapture + -ous. Related: Rapturously (1660s).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for rapturous

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for un

2
4
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for un rapturous