Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ecstasy
IPA transcription: ['ɛkstəsi]
Pronunciations of ecstasy
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ecstasy, rapture, transport, exaltation, raptus
    Meaning: a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  • Synonyms: ecstasy, rapture
    Meaning: a state of elated bliss
Usage examples
  • It was an ecstasy of joy!
  • She was leaping from her seat in ecstasy.
  • A cottage in some retired village would be ecstasy.
  • Constance clasped her hands in an ecstasy of admiration.
  • "What are you about?" shouted Rostov, looking at him in an ecstasy of exasperation.
  • A throe upon the features A hurry in the breath, An ecstasy of parting Denominated "Death," --
  • There is a shame of nobleness Confronting sudden pelf, -- A finer shame of ecstasy Convicted of itself.
  • When the lights went up fully, the Phoenix, balancing itself on the gilded back of a chair, swayed in ecstasy.
  • He smiled a little as he complied with the young lady's invitation, but the expression of ecstasy did not come.
  • "And to think," said he, "if I had listened to that accursed Talisman of Solomon, called The Wise,' all this happiness, this ecstasy that is now mine, would have been lost to me."
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Hamlet, License CC BY-SA 4.0