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Definition 1: a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion - [noun denoting state]

Samples where raptus or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture

Synonyms for raptus in the sense of this definition

(raptus is a kind of ...) the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)

"his emotional state depended on her opinion" "he was in good spirits" "his spirit rose"

Definition 2: a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease - [noun denoting state]

Samples where raptus or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he suffered an epileptic seizure

Synonyms for raptus in the sense of this definition

(raptus is a kind of ...) a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition

"an attack of diarrhea"

(... is a kind of raptus ) violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles

(... is a kind of raptus ) transitory disturbance in motor or sensory function resulting from abnormal cortical activity

(... is a kind of raptus ) seizure caused by a sudden profuse hemorrhage

(... is a kind of raptus ) the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy

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