An ecstasy of rage.
An ecstasy of delight.
An example of ecstasy is what club kids use to dance all night.
An example of ecstasy is a soldier being reunited with his family.
Our words will but increase his ecstasy.
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Origin of ecstasy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French estaise (“ecstasy, rapture”), from Late Latin extasis, from Ancient Greek ἔκστασις (ekstasis), from ἐξίστημι (eksistēmi, “I displace”), from ἐκ (ek, “out”) and ἵστημι (histēmi, “I stand”).