- extravagantly enthusiastic; ecstatic.
- pertaining to, characteristic of, or of the nature or form of rhapsody.
Origin of rhapsodic
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Examples from the Web for rhapsodical
This man of visions, this fantastic, rhapsodical––but we must not be hard upon him.The Book of Khalid
As she was trying one of them on, she turned her head to speak to the rhapsodical manager.What Will People Say?
It is the glare of rhapsodical eulogy which instinctively and automatically evokes the complementary colours and afterimages.Impressions And Comments
Many of these sonatas might almost be called rhapsodies; certainly a great many movements are rhapsodical.Purcell
John F. Runciman
Impressed, the Cadi dismissed him, and would have laden him with silver, but the Dervish refused and went his rhapsodical way.Dreamers of the Ghetto
- of or like a rhapsody
- lyrical or romantic
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Word Origin and History for rhapsodical
1782, from Greek rhapsodikos "of or for a rhapsodist," from rhapsoidia (see rhapsody). Related: Rhapsodically (c.1600).
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