American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Filled with delight; enraptured.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rapt; ravished; in a state of rapture or ecstasy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Thrown into ecstasy; transported; enraptured.
“Despite this obstacle, young Ron became enrapt with music, first on piano, then the guitar by his early teens.”
“It's why Smith's hedonistically enrapt souls appear anything but abject in their celluloid, silverprint and c-print paradises.”
“But Mr. Erwitt also has a gift for clicking off multiple photographs of a single scene, finding and preserving evanescent moments likely to leave the viewer alternately laughing or enrapt.”
“However much we preoccupy ourselves with the pictorial features of Silas' birds, the death and decomposition that she analogizes, and which holds each of us enrapt, is ultimately significant of the death and decomposition of the human self.”
“To put it in terms reflective of Silas's photographic process and subject, Silas had to find the entropy that would hold us enrapt, keep us from turning away.”
“At the age of 3, she became enrapt with the guitar and has been performing ever since.”
“To all of us enrapt as ever, he taught us the quintessence of compassion.”
“Like the very best radio, they stay with you long after you've listened enrapt.”
“Explaining why "Mommy was kissing Santa Claus" to an inquisitive* 4-year old enrapt in the yuletide mythos is an unexpected challenge.”
“He noticed that his sweet baby brother, Carl, was lost in wonder, enrapt by changing colors as sunlight alternately flashed and faded through stained glass windows, through the purple cloaks and the crystalline halos depicted.”
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