unecstatically

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

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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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