Rapt definitions

răpt
Carried away in body or spirit (to heaven, etc.)
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Carried away with joy, love, etc.; enraptured.
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Completely absorbed or engrossed (in meditation, study, etc.)
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Resulting from or showing rapture.

A rapt look.

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Deeply moved or delighted; enraptured.

Listened to the speaker with rapt admiration.

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Deeply absorbed; engrossed.

Was rapt in thought all evening.

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The definition of rapt is being fascinated and paying careful attention to something, or being filled with an intense emotion, or being saved and going to heaven.

The attention you pay during a really great movie is an example of rapt attention.

When you are carried away to heaven, this is an example of a time when you are rapt.

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(not comparable, archaic) Snatched, taken away; abducted.
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(comparable) Very interested, involved in something, absorbed, transfixed; fascinated or engrossed.

The children watched in rapt attention as the magician produced object after object from his hat.

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(not comparable) Lifted up into the air; transported into heaven.
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(comparable) Enthusiatic; ecstatic, elated, happy.

He was rapt with his exam results.

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(obsolete) To transport or ravish.

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(obsolete) To carry away by force.

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(obsolete) An ecstasy; a trance.

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(obsolete) Rapidity.

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Origin of rapt

Middle English carried away from Latin raptus past participle of rapere to seize rep- in Indo-European roots