Origin of rhapsodicClassical Greek rhaps?idikos
The rhapsodic music at the club gets everyone out on the dance floor.
The definition of rhapsodic is like the passion or enthusiasm of a rhapsody.
An example of something rhapsodic is a song that makes everyone dance and sing.
of, characteristic of, or having the nature of, rhapsody; extravagantly enthusiastic; ecstatic
- Of, resembling, or characteristic of a rhapsody.
- Immoderately impassioned or enthusiastic; ecstatic.
rhapsody +"Ž -ic.
- These poems were recited at rhapsodic contests together with those of Homer and Hesiod, and Orphic hymns were used in the Eleusinian mysteries.'
- The " rhapsodic theogony " in particular exercised great influence on Neoplatonism.
- With regard to the prayers, they are based upon forms common to this and other Church orders, but have many lengthy interpolations of an inflated and rhapsodic kind.
- Yet in several respects the conditions under which the singer finds himself in the house of a chieftain like Odysseus or Alcinous are more in harmony with the character of Homeric poetry than those of the later rhapsodic contests.