deeply engrossed or absorbed: a rapt listener.
transported with emotion; enraptured: rapt with joy.
Definition of rapt (continued)
showing or proceeding from rapture: a rapt smile.
carried off spiritually to another place, sphere of existence, etc.
Origin of rapt
1350–1400; Middle English (past participle of rapen to carry off, abduct, rape) < Latin raptus seized, carried off (past participle of rapere), equivalent to rap- (see rape1) + -tus past participle suffix
Can Be Confused
2. ecstatic, spellbound, bewitched.
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