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Ecstasy vs. Extasy

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Ecstasynoun

Intense pleasure.

Extasynoun

See Ecstasy, n. & v. t.

Ecstasynoun

A state of emotion so intense that a person is carried beyond rational thought and self-control.

Ecstasynoun

A trance, frenzy, or rapture associated with mystic or prophetic exaltation.

Ecstasynoun

(obsolete) Violent emotion or distraction of mind; excessive grief from anxiety; insanity; madness.

Ecstasynoun

(slang) The drug MDMA, a synthetic entactogen of the methylenedioxyphenethylamine family, especially in a tablet form.

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Ecstasynoun

A state in which sensibility, voluntary motion, and (largely) mental power are suspended; the body is erect and inflexible; but the pulse and breathing are not affected.

Ecstasyverb

(intransitive) To experience intense pleasure.

Ecstasyverb

(transitive) To cause intense pleasure in.

Ecstasynoun

The state of being beside one's self or rapt out of one's self; a state in which the mind is elevated above the reach of ordinary impressions, as when under the influence of overpowering emotion; an extraordinary elevation of the spirit, as when the soul, unconscious of sensible objects, is supposed to contemplate heavenly mysteries.

‘Like a mad prophet in an ecstasy.’; ‘This is the very ecstasy of love.’;

Ecstasynoun

Excessive and overmastering joy or enthusiasm; rapture; enthusiastic delight.

‘He on the tender grassWould sit, and hearken even to ecstasy.’;

Ecstasynoun

Violent distraction of mind; violent emotion; excessive grief of anxiety; insanity; madness.

‘That unmatched form and feature of blown youthBlasted with ecstasy.’; ‘Our words will but increase his ecstasy.’;

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Ecstasynoun

A state which consists in total suspension of sensibility, of voluntary motion, and largely of mental power. The body is erect and inflexible; the pulsation and breathing are not affected.

Ecstasyverb

To fill ecstasy, or with rapture or enthusiasm.

‘The most ecstasied order of holy . . . spirits.’;

Ecstasynoun

a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion;

‘listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture’;

Ecstasynoun

a state of elated bliss

Ecstasynoun

street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

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