ecstasy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “ecstasy” in the English Dictionary

"ecstasy" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈek.stə.si/

ecstasy noun (EMOTION)

[C or U] a ​state of ​extremehappiness, ​especially when ​feelingpleasure: She ​threw her ​head back as if in ecstasy. sexual ecstasy

ecstasy noun (DRUG)

[U] (abbreviation E) a ​powerfuldrug that makes you ​feel very ​active and can ​cause you to hallucinate (= ​see or ​hear things that do not ​exist)
(Definition of ecstasy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ecstasynoun [U]

 us   /ˈek·stə·si/
a ​state of ​extremehappiness or ​pleasure: We ​shared a ​moment of ecstasy as the ​chocolatemelted on ​ourtongues.
(Definition of ecstasy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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