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ecstatic

[ ek-stat-ik ]SEE DEFINITION OF ecstatic

Synonyms for ecstatic

  • crazy
  • delirious
  • elated
  • enthusiastic
  • euphoric
  • fervent
  • joyful
  • joyous
  • mad
  • overjoyed
  • rapturous
  • rhapsodic
  • thrilled
  • upbeat
  • athrill
  • beatific
  • dreamy
  • enraptured
  • entranced
  • floating
  • flying high
  • frenzied
  • gone
  • high
  • in exaltation
  • in seventh heaven
  • on cloud nine
  • out
  • pleased as punch
  • ravished
  • sent
  • sunny
  • tickled pink
  • tickled to death
  • transported
  • turned on
  • wild
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Antonyms for ecstatic

  • apathetic
  • balanced
  • collected
  • depressed
  • down
  • indifferent
  • reasonable
  • sad
  • sane
  • sorrowful
  • unenthusiastic
  • unexcited
  • unhappy
  • despaired
  • tormented
  • troubled
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ECSTATIC

No lawful passion can ever be so bewildering or ecstatic as an unlawful one.

But they were suddenly drawn from their ecstatic state by a change about them.

Already have I an ecstatic answer, as I may call it, to my letter.

The man indeed at times is all upon the ecstatic; one of his phrases.

Rhetors and sham-erudites are ecstatic about Burnside's conduct.

They do not heed this––they do not see it––they 156 are on the wings of an ecstatic embrace.

You live and you make me live in a constant nightmare, with your ecstatic dreams.

To receive this attraction can be an ecstatic condition, but is by no means ecstasy.

An ecstatic light shone in the deep velvet softness of her eyes.

David threw back his head and shut his eyes in ecstatic bliss.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "mystically absorbed, stupefied," from Greek ekstatikos "unstable," from ekstasis (see ecstatic). Meaning "characterized by intense emotions" is from 1660s, now usually pleasurable ones, but not originally always so. Related: Ecstatical; ecstatically.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ECSTATIC

blissful

adjectivehappy
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