Definition of ecstasy :
1. 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.
2. Excessive and overmastering joy or enthusiasm; rapture; enthusiastic delight.
3. 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.
4. To fill ecstasy, or with rapture or enthusiasm.
5. Violent distraction of mind; violent emotion; excessive grief of anxiety; insanity; madness.
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heaven (part of speech: noun)
joyfulness, nirvana, acme, paradise, hereafter, wonderland, everlastingness, eternity, azure, glory, land o'goshen, fairyland, happiness, heaven, stratosphere, shangri-la, goshen, culmination, Zion, zenith, ether, afterworld, summit, apex, Canaan, bliss, spire, immortality, rhapsody, Eden, dreamland, mountaintop, climax, pinnacle
pleasure (part of speech: noun)
delight, gladness, relish, joy, sunniness, contentment, cheer, exhilaration, rapture, agreeability, satisfaction, entertainment, gaiety, enjoyment, bonniness, gratification, cheerfulness, pleasure, euphoria, complaisance, enthrallment, well-being, brightness, amusement, jollity
- His words of love were not addressed to me; from his exclamation I knew that the real and present Molly was not the true object of his sudden ecstasy. - "The Light of Scarthey", Egerton Castle.
- Time fanned me with his breath; Love found new warmth in me, And Life its ecstasy, Till I grew deadly with the wind of death. - "The Star-Treader and other poems", Clark Ashton Smith.
- My friend the Cure greeted me with something not far short of ecstasy. - "News from the Duchy", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.