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rapturenoun

uk   /ˈræp.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
[U] extreme pleasure and happiness or excitement: He listened to the music with an expression of pure rapture on his face. The prime minister's supporters greeted her speech with rapture.raptures [plural] an expression of extreme pleasure and happiness or excitement: She went into raptures at the news of her success. She was in raptures about/over her first visit to Paris.
Translations of “rapture”
in Arabic نَشوة…
in Korean 황홀…
in Malaysian kesungguhan…
in French ravissement…
in Turkish coşku, kendinden geçme, aşırı heyecana kapılma…
in Italian estasi, rapimento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 狂喜, 歡天喜地, 興高采烈…
in Russian восторг…
in Polish zachwyt…
in Vietnamese sự sung sướng…
in Spanish éxtasis…
in Portuguese êxtase, enlevo…
in Thai ความปิติยินดีอย่างยิ่ง…
in German das Entzücken…
in Catalan entusiasme, èxtasi…
in Japanese 歓喜, 有頂天…
in Indonesian sukacita…
in Chinese (Simplified) 狂喜, 欢天喜地, 兴高采烈…
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