[ en-rapt ]
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  1. rapt; transported; enraptured: a violinist's enrapt audience.

Origin of enrapt

First recorded in 1600–10; en-1 + rapt

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How to use enrapt in a sentence

  • When the clear old voice quavered into silence there was not a dry eye left among the enrapt listeners.

    The Brass Bound Box | Evelyn Raymond
  • To Mossgiel, where Burns reached the top and summit of his art and wrote like one enrapt, inspired.

  • They listened with the most enrapt attention, while for four hours I talked to them of some of the truths of this glorious verse.

    By Canoe and Dog-Train | Egerton Ryerson Young
  • How soothing it was to those enrapt listeners; seeming to tell of peace.

    Johnny Ludlow, Sixth Series | Mrs. Henry Wood
  • I could see Mademoiselle Trebizond at the piano with the vision of the mind, her soul enrapt, her features transfigured.

    Hurricane Island | H. B. Marriott Watson