English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'rapture'

(noun) 
Definition
extreme happiness or delight
His speech was received with rapture by his supporters.
Synonyms
ecstasy
the agony and ecstasy of holiday romance
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delight
To my delight, the plan worked perfectly.
, ,
joy
Salter shouted with joy.
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transport
transports of joy
, ,
happiness
I think she was looking for happiness.
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bliss
It was a scene of such domestic bliss.
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euphoria
There was euphoria when the election result was announced.
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felicity
a period of domestic felicity
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rhapsody
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exaltation
The city was swept up in the mood of exaltation.
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cloud nine (informal)
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seventh heaven
After I was given my first camera I was in seventh heaven.
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delectation (formal)
She cooks pastries and cakes for the delectation of visitors.
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ravishment

Additional synonyms

in the sense of beatitude
Definition
supreme blessedness or happiness
Synonyms
beatification,
saintliness,
holy joy
in the sense of bliss
Definition
perfect happiness
It was a scene of such domestic bliss.
in the sense of delectation
Definition
great pleasure and enjoyment
She cooks pastries and cakes for the delectation of visitors.

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