enrapture

[ en-rap-cher ]
/ ɛnˈræp tʃər /

verb (used with object), en·rap·tured, en·rap·tur·ing.

to move to rapture; delight beyond measure: We were enraptured by her singing.

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Origin of enrapture

First recorded in 1730–40; en-1 + rapture

OTHER WORDS FROM enrapture

en·rap·tured·ly, adverbun·en·rap·tured, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for enraptured

enrapture
/ (ɪnˈræptʃə) /

verb

(tr) to fill with delight; enchant
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