Definition of Enrapture

1. Verb. Hold spellbound. "The performance is likely to enrapture Sue"

Exact synonyms: Delight, Enchant, Enthral, Enthrall, Ravish, Transport
Generic synonyms: Delight, Please
Antonyms: Disenchant
Derivative terms: Enchantment, Enchantment, Enthrallment, Ravishment, Transport

Definition of Enrapture

1. v. t. To transport with pleasure; to delight beyond measure; to enravish.

Definition of Enrapture

1. Verb. To fill with great delight or joy; to fascinate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enrapture

1. [v -TURED, -TURING, -TURES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Enrapture

enragedly
enragement
enragements
enrages
enraging
enragingly
enrange
enranged
enranges
enranging
enrank
enranked
enranking
enranks
enrapt
enrapture (current term)
enraptured
enraptures
enrapturing
enraunge
enraunged
enraunges
enravish
enravished
enravishes
enravishing
enravishingly
enravishment
enravishments
enravisht

Literary usage of Enrapture

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Selection of English Synonyms by Elizabeth Jane Whately, Richard Whately (1860)
"They differ chiefly in point of force ; ' enchant' being stronger than ' charm,' and ' enrapture' stronger still. This last word is distinguished also from ..."

2. Sketches in Crude Oil: Some Accidents and Incidents of the Petroleum by John James McLaurin (1896)
"... a trophy to enrapture any hunter coming from the chase. The Boss and the Lady Hunter were the lord and lady of the manor, none of the others approaching ..."

3. A Selection of English Synonymes by Richard Whately (1873)
"They differ chiefly in point of force ; ' enchant' being stronger than ' charm,' and ' enrapture' stronger still. This last word is distinguished also from ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"4« Direction, course, aim, aspect, point of compass. 3. Endurance« suffering, enduring, patience, long-suffering. Beatify, va I. enrapture, rapture, ..."

5. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"To charm, enchant, and fascinate, are taken in the improper sense to denote moral as well as natural operations; enrapture and captivate have a moral ..."

6. Crabb's English Synonyms by George. Crabb (1917)
"stronger effect than to charm, and to signifies the state of being carried j enrapture than to enchant. Music: away; whence to enrapture signifies to put ..."

7. English Synonymes, with Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from by George Crabb (1854)
"To enrapture is to absorb all the affections of the soul; it is of too violent a nature to be either tasting or frequent : It is a term applicable only to ..."

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