AskDefine | Define rhapsodic

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rhapsodic adj : feeling great rapture or delight [syn: ecstatic, enraptured, rapturous]

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Adjective

rhapsodic
  1. highly emotional; rapturous

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Extensive Definition

In art and literature, rhapsody may mean:
  • Rhapsody (music), an enthusiastic instrumental composition of indefinite form
  • Epic poem, or part of one, that is suitable for recitation at one time, such as a book of Homer's Odyssey
Rhapsody may also refer to:

Computer software

Contemporary entertainment

Use in phrasings

rhapsodic in German: Rhapsody
rhapsodic in Spanish: Rapsodia
rhapsodic in French: Rhapsody
rhapsodic in Korean: 랩소디
rhapsodic in Italian: Rhapsody
rhapsodic in Polish: Rhapsody
rhapsodic in Japanese: ラプソディー

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Alcaic, Anacreontic, Castalian, Homeric, Hudibrastic, Pierian, Pindaric, Theocritean, bardic, blissful, bucolic, bursting with happiness, carried away, delighted, didactic, dithyrambic, dramatic, eclogic, ecstatic, effusive, elate, elated, elegiac, enchanted, enraptured, enravished, enthusiastic, entranced, epic, euphoric, exalted, exultant, flushed, freaked out, heroic, high, idyllic, imparadised, in ecstasies, in heaven, in paradise, in raptures, in seventh heaven, intoxicated, jubilant, mock-heroic, narrative, on cloud nine, orgasmic, overjoyed, overjoyful, pastoral, poetic, poetico-mystical, poetico-mythological, poetico-philosophic, poetlike, possessed, rapt, raptured, rapturous, ravished, rhapsodical, runic, sapphic, sent, skaldic, thrilled, transported
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