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ecstasy

noun [U]  /ˈek·stə·si/ us  
a state of extreme happiness or pleasure: We shared a moment of ecstasy as the chocolate melted on our tongues.
Translations of “ecstasy”
in Korean 황홀감…
in Arabic نَشوة, ابتِهاج…
in French extase…
in Turkish mest olma, kendinden geçme, ayağı yerden kesilme hali…
in Italian estasi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 情感, 狂喜,欣喜若狂…
in Russian экстаз, исступление…
in Polish ekstaza, uniesienie…
in Spanish euforia, éxtasis…
in Portuguese êxtase, enlevo…
in German die Ekstase, die Verzückung…
in Catalan èxtasi…
in Japanese 有頂天…
in Chinese (Simplified) 情感, 狂喜,欣喜若狂…
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