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rapture (n.)

17世纪,"搬运行为",来自法语 rapture ,来自中世纪拉丁语 raptura "夺取、强奸、绑架",来自拉丁语 raptus "搬运、绑架、抢走;强奸"(见 rapt )。在英语中最早被证实的用法是妇女,在17世纪,它有时指 rape (v.),这个词是这个词的同义词。意为"精神上的狂喜,精神上的运输状态",最早记载于17世纪( raptures )。

rapture (v.)

1630年代,来自 rapture (n.)。相关链接: Raptured ; rapturing

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Definitions of rapture from WordNet

rapture (n.)
a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens;
Synonyms: ecstasy / transport / exaltation / raptus
rapture (n.)
a state of elated bliss;
Synonyms: ecstasy
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