enrapt

[ en-rapt ]
/ ɛnˈræpt /

adjective

rapt; transported; enraptured: a violinist's enrapt audience.

Origin of enrapt

First recorded in 1600–10; en-1 + rapt
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Word Origin and History for enrapt

enrapt


adj.

c.1600, "carried away by (prophetic) ecstasy," past participle adjective from en- "make, put in" (see en- (1)) + rapt (see rapture).

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