ecstatic

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ecstatic (comparative more ecstatic, superlative most ecstatic)

  1. Feeling or characterized by ecstasy.
  2. Extremely happy.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XIX:
      Bobbie was dancing round the room on the tips of her toes uttering animal cries, apparently ecstatic in their nature.
  3. Relating to, or caused by, ecstasy or excessive emotion.
    ecstatic gaze; ecstatic trance
    • Hammond
      This ecstatic fit of love and jealousy.

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ecstatic (plural ecstatics)

  1. (in the plural) Transports of delight; words or actions performed in a state of ecstasy.
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, III.11:
      I think that Dante's more abstruse ecstatics / Meant to personify the Mathematics.