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English definition of “rapturous”

rapturous

adjective [before noun]     /ˈræp.tʃər.əs/ US  /-tʃɚ-/
showing extreme pleasure and happiness or excitement : The play was greeted with rapturous applause . The team received a rapturous welcome .Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something rapturously     /-li/ adverb Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
(Definition of rapturous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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