Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or consisting of rhapsody; of the nature of rhapsody; hence, enthusiastic to extravagance; exaggerated in sentiment and expression; gushing.
  • Repeated at intervals of greater or less regularity: said of volcanic eruptions, as at Vesuvius.

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  • adjective rhapsodic

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Examples

  • And here I reach my utmost point in the direction of what you are free to call the rhapsodical and the incomprehensible.

    First and Last Things

  • A surge of rhapsodical jubilation swept through missionary ranks now that God had at last given them a sign that they were His chosen people.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • A surge of rhapsodical jubilation swept through missionary ranks now that God had at last given them a sign that they were His chosen people.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • When time permits I shall wax rhapsodical about the help I've received from two very special people.

    Catching up

  • Wryn is terribly interested in going away to fight in the Crusades, prompting George to wax rhapsodical about his acre and cows and ducks.

    B3M: George and the Dragon (2004)

  • Wryn is terribly interested in going away to fight in the Crusades, prompting George to wax rhapsodical about his acre and cows and ducks.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Welhaven endured the rationalist and republican rhetoric of Wergeland as long as he could, although with growing exasperation, until the rhapsodical author of

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Welhaven endured the rationalist and republican rhetoric of Wergeland as long as he could, although with growing exasperation, until the rhapsodical author of

    Henrik Ibsen

  • I became very glowing again, and, expressing myself in a rhapsodical style, I am afraid, urged my request strongly; reminding the Doctor that I had already a profession.

    David Copperfield

  • I would have given a good deal to hear his rhapsodical eloquence again, or even his almost noiseless laugh ....

    Punin and Baburin

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