French translation of 'rapt'
[attention] sans faille
with rapt attention, in rapt attention littéralement captivé(e)
Everybody was watching me with rapt attention. Tout le monde me regardait, littéralement captivé.
He listened in rapt attention. Il écoutait, littéralement captivé.
to be rapt in contemplation (= absorbed) être perdu(e) dans sa contemplation
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His auditors appeared "rapt in wonder and delight '.The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)
A large, rapt Barbican audience gave it a standing ovation.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
And from Thursday to Sunday night the audience sits on plastic chairs in rapt attention.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He certainly seems to have succeeded in holding the group's rapt attention.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
In an airless hall, the audience remained rapt throughout.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You and I were supposed to watch with rapt attention, having had our bath and changed into our dressing gown and slippers.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They listened with rapt attention to his exploits in the recent engagement.Man of Honour (2007)
He did provide us with the most important answers that day, and we were a rapt audience.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
A rapt daytime audience gasped.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The athletes sit on benches and adjust their headphones and hoodies, and we stare at them with the rapt attention of a badger watch.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The jury listened with rapt attention.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They will be unveiled on the night before a rapt audience.The Sun (2014)
Wearing a no-nonsense business suit, the teacher holds the rapt attention of her students.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
What reassurance could the world's biggest oil producer provide a rapt audience?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I was rather pleased at the rapt attention the patients gave to the readings, especially towards the end.A Channel of Peace (1993)
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