A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
ECSTASY
[noun]
1. rapturous delight; an overwhelming feeling of great happiness or joyful excitement.
2. an overpowering emotion or exaltation; a state of sudden, intense feeling.
3. the frenzy of poetic inspiration.
4. mental transport or rapture from the contemplation of divine things; an emotional or religious frenzy or trance-like state, originally one involving an experience of mystic self-transcendence.
Etymology: from Old French extasie, via Mediaeval Latin from Greek ekstasis “displacement, trance”, from existanai “to displace”, from ex- “out” + histanai “to cause to stand”.
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ECSTASY

[noun]

1. rapturous delight; an overwhelming feeling of great happiness or joyful excitement.

2. an overpowering emotion or exaltation; a state of sudden, intense feeling.

3. the frenzy of poetic inspiration.

4. mental transport or rapture from the contemplation of divine things; an emotional or religious frenzy or trance-like state, originally one involving an experience of mystic self-transcendence.

Etymology: from Old French extasie, via Mediaeval Latin from Greek ekstasis “displacement, trance”, from existanai “to displace”, from ex- “out” + histanai “to cause to stand”.

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