I was ecstatically prepared to have this setup revolutionize my reporting.
I spoke to Ann after her ecstatically received address and she was less than amused.
One expects that an ecstatically rendered sex scene would follow, but their first night together is only tacitly referenced.
He threw his arm across her shoulder and hugged her to him ecstatically.
"I just love to skate with you, Nan," sighed Bess ecstatically.
"I tell you it's a bully story, Anne," he said ecstatically.
In the rose-red of her fair face he read, ecstatically, his answer.
Presently there burst from her ecstatically, "Uncle Dick, is this the one I'm going to ride?"
She seized Belle's arm and hugged it ecstatically against her side.
How ecstatically happy the sight would have made Jeanne Rouanns a month ago!
1590s, "mystically absorbed, stupefied," from Greek ekstatikos "unstable," from ekstasis (see ecstatic). Meaning "characterized by intense emotions" is from 1660s, now usually pleasurable ones, but not originally always so. Related: Ecstatical; ecstatically.