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rhapsodic

[ rap-sod-ik ]
/ ræpˈsɒd ɪk /
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adjective
extravagantly enthusiastic; ecstatic.
pertaining to, characteristic of, or of the nature or form of rhapsody.
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Sometimes rhap·sod·i·cal .

Origin of rhapsodic

From the Greek word rhapsōidikós, dating back to 1750–55. See rhapsody, -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM rhapsodic

rhap·sod·i·cal·ly, adverbun·rhap·sod·ic, adjectiveun·rhap·sod·i·cal, adjectiveun·rhap·sod·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for rhapsodic

rhapsodic
/ (ræpˈsɒdɪk) /

adjective
of or like a rhapsody
lyrical or romantic

Derived forms of rhapsodic

rhapsodically, adverb
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