ecstatically ecstatically  /ɛk ˈstæ tɪk li/


  • (adv) in an ecstatic manner



  1. Mine is that airline ad: the snack served by an obsequious wench to a young couple, she eyeing ecstatically the cucumber canape, he admiring wistfully the hostess.
  2. John Updike once said Vladimir Nabokov wrote prose the only way it should be written: ecstatically.
  3. Sinatra, whose bobbysoxer fans squealed as ecstatically in World War II as Elvis' would in the Cold War days, added a knowing sexuality to his exquisite reading of a lyric.



  1. Klass said in the statement: "Graham and I are ecstatically happy. We've always wanted a family of our own."
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Myleene Klass Source:

  2. The Holy Father "went well beyond that," Cardinal Bertone said. "As I was watching the audience, I had the impression of a clear separation between those who listened almost ecstatically and others who listened with the expression typical of...
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone Source: Zenit News Agency

  3. To the usual redefinition of beat - "one who is exhausted ecstatically" - Kerouac added the religiously inspired idea of beatific, describing to reporters his search for a more direct, blissful knowledge of God.
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Jack Kerouac Source: Kansas City Star

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