enraptured enraptured  /ɛn ˈræp tʃərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) feeling great rapture or delight

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. By the early 1970s, Milk had moved to San Francisco, enraptured by its flourishing hippie sensibilities.
  2. Huang would gaze at it for hours, enraptured by the lush English gardens, the idyllic Swiss chalets, the gleaming marble mansions with manicured topiaries.
  3. Wasson and his buddy's mushroom trip might have been lost to history, but he was so enraptured by the experience that on his return to New York, he kept talking about it to friends.

News

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    “You are walking through it howsomever. I am, a stride at a time. A very short space of time through very short times of space.” The speaker reads the words with passion, looking up from the book resting on the lectern to stare at his enraptured audience with conviction.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Press and Journal

Quotes

  1. "I knew very little about Singapore until I came here and I was immediately enraptured by the beauty of the place . . . and of course, being openly gay, I managed to meet a lot of gay people," McKellen said. "And then we come to the one thing...
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Ian McKellen Source: PlanetOut

  2. "For to see James Brown dance and sing, to see him lead his mighty band with the merest glances and tiny flickers of signal from his hands; to see him offer himself to his audience to be adored and enraptured and ravished; to watch him tremble and...
    on Dec 25, 2006 By: Jonathan Lethem Source: Washington Post

  3. "Everyone was enraptured with the whole evening, the whole weekend. I talked to so many people. Every one of them said they'd be back in a minute if they had another one of these. The guys had such a good time," Falkenstien said Sunday night.
    on Feb 18, 2008 By: Max Falkenstien Source: Kusports

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