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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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Origin of rhapsodic

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