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ECSTASY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ecstasy mean? 

ECSTASY (noun)
  The noun ECSTASY has 3 senses:

1. a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
2. a state of elated bliss
3. street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

  Familiarity information: ECSTASY used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ECSTASY (noun)


Sense 1ecstasy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

ecstasy; exaltation; rapture; raptus; transport

Context example:

listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture

Hypernyms ("ecstasy" is a kind of...):

emotional state; spirit (the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection))


Sense 2ecstasy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state of elated bliss

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

ecstasy; rapture

Hypernyms ("ecstasy" is a kind of...):

bliss; blissfulness; cloud nine; seventh heaven; walking on air (a state of extreme happiness)


Sense 3ecstasy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

XTC; cristal; disco biscuit; hug drug; go; Adam; X; ecstasy

Hypernyms ("ecstasy" is a kind of...):

MDMA; methylenedioxymethamphetamine (a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States)


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