extravagantly enthusiastic; ecstatic.
pertaining to, characteristic of, or of the nature or form of rhapsody.
- Sometimes rhap·sod·i·cal .
- rhap·sod·i·cal·ly, adverb
- un·rhap·sod·ic, adjective
- un·rhap·sod·i·cal, adjective
- un·rhap·sod·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use rhapsodic in a sentence
You should have seen the look on the face of an actor from Mare of Easttown that I interviewed for a piece publishing next week as I waxed rhapsodic about how the show could be a metaphor for surviving pandemic life.You Should Absolutely Go Back to the Movies. I Did. And Cried. (A Lot.) | Kevin Fallon | May 28, 2021 | The Daily Beast
In his dying moments, Blade Runner’s murderous android played by Rutger Hauer lapses into a rhapsodic recollection that may or may not actually be his own, but by which he achieves humanity just by virtue of how much it moves him.In Science Fiction, We Are Never Home - Issue 95: Escape | Steve Erickson | February 10, 2021 | Nautilus
They are told that Miss America has evolved, but shown a contestant waxing rhapsodic about Barbie.
Texas expats wax rhapsodic about the Tex-Mex food of their youth.
Lapine, who directed it, could do no better than admire his own good work by showing the rhapsodic performance in Six by Sondheim.Sondheim on Sondheim: American Musical Theater in Six Songs | Jimmy So | December 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Is there, then, no place for rhapsodic writing in musical criticism?How to Listen to Music, 7th ed. | Henry Edward Krehbiel
“It teaches us a great deal,” said rhapsodic Pantril vaguely, but impressively, after the Fern dance had been given and applauded.When William Came | Saki
She conceived scenes in which she was haughtily rhapsodic in defending her good, sensible husband before them.The Job | Sinclair Lewis
But his heart was heavy with new burdens and he could not take his usual rhapsodic joy in the things of Nature.The City of Fire | Grace Livingston Hill
In other words, the lymphatic temperament is essentially despondent, and the rhapsodic is bilious.Father Goriot | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for rhapsodic
of or like a rhapsody
lyrical or romantic
- rhapsodically, adverb
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