rapturous

[ rap-cher-uh s ]
/ ˈræp tʃər əs /

adjective

full of, feeling, or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight.
characterized by, attended with, or expressive of such rapture: rapturous praise.

Origin of rapturous

First recorded in 1670–80; rapture + -ous

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rapturous

/ (ˈræptʃərəs) /

adjective

experiencing or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight

Derived Forms

rapturously, adverbrapturousness, noun
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