Origin of ravishment
Examples from the Web for ravishment
Her very name was a ravishment—a name of spring and flowers and pure bright skies.Despair's Last Journey|David Christie Murray
She knew how eloquent Barode Barouche could be; she knew how his voice had all the ravishment of silver bells to the unsuspecting.Carnac's Folly, Complete|Gilbert Parker
But how am I to describe to you the peace and ravishment of that face?The Dynamiter|Robert Louis Stevenson
He forgot all about the distinguished wits whom he had expected to see in his ravishment over the glees.The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
He beamed his ravishment; he kissed hands; he helped with the dark blue cloak.The Lion's Share|E. Arnold Bennett
1530s, from Middle French ravissement (14c.), from ravir (see ravish).