Definition of rapture :
1. A seizing by violence; a hurrying along; rapidity with violence.
2. A spasm; a fit; a syncope; delirium.
3. The state or condition of being rapt, or carried away from one's self by agreeable excitement; violence of a pleasing passion; extreme joy or pleasure; ecstasy.
4. To transport with excitement; to enrapture.
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attention (part of speech: noun)
consideration, interest, heedfulness, engrossment, absorption, immersion, entrancement, diligence, caution, care, regardfulness, notice, intentness, watchfulness, attention, concentration, enrapture, concern, mindfulness, scrutiny, observation, attentiveness, alertness, fascination
pleasure (part of speech: noun)
delight, happiness, euphoria, agreeability, complaisance, gaiety, brightness, entertainment, contentment, exhilaration, joy, enjoyment, pleasure, jollity, bliss, gladness, ecstasy, gratification, amusement, sunniness, satisfaction, joyfulness, well-being, enthrallment, cheer, bonniness, cheerfulness, relish
- The thought was rapture; she laughed to herself and at herself for being so happy. - "The Front Yard", Constance Fenimore Woolson.
- She had smiled in answer to Pierre's murmured rapture; she now took his arm. - "The Front Yard", Constance Fenimore Woolson.
- Off came his hat instantly so I could catch a glimpse of the fascinating frost over his temples, and with a positive sigh of rapture he subsided into the seat beside me. - "The Melting of Molly", Maria Thompson Daviess.