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rapturousness (s) (noun) (usually no plural form)
1. An expression or manifestation of ecstasy or great joy: The rapturousness of the medical staff and the parents about their daughter Nancy's recovery from the near fatal accident was more than easy to understand.
2. A state or experience of being carried away by overwhelming emotion: Lorna was full of rapturousness when her boyfriend asked her to marry him and he gave her a beautiful engagement ring.
3. A mystical experience in which the spirit is exalted to a knowledge of divine things: Standing on the hillside, Carolyn had a sense of rapturousness, something close to an ecstatic revelation.
4. The final assumption of Christians into heaven during the end-time according to a certain Christian theology: Many believe that the final rapturousness may be accompanied by bright skies and choirs of angels.
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