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They are ecstatically in love.
  feeling intense happiness
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ecstatic ecstatically
Strongly Associated with:   ecstasy
Ecstatic is from the root word, ecstasy (state of extreme happiness).
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  • They are ecstatically in love.
  • ecstatic that the legislation passed
  • And then an ecstatic scream of joy;
    O. Henry  --  The Gift of the Maji
  • She had brought him ecstatic happiness and intolerable agony of spirit.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Winter Dreams

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  • My parents were ecstatic and threw a party to celebrate.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • Penelope was ecstatic about the idea.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • Emily, ecstatic at seeing her father, watches him from the moment he...
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town
  • So ecstatic!
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • Most of all, he was ecstatic at the thought of teaching again.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • She did so, and he was ecstatic.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • My family was ecstatic.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Walter was rightfully ecstatic, but I was confused by my suddenly simmering anger.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Then when he was within ten feet of Kooa, who was awaiting his arrival in a state of ecstatic anticipation, Albert’s manner suddenly changed.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • He immediately starts blushing and I’m ecstatic he’s along for the ride.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • She smiled at me ecstatically.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • The reunion had been ecstatic and tearful and nonstop happy, and inside he was pure July.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee
  • Jas was ecstatic.
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • I felt confused, weak, and ecstatic all at once.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Jutta painted the vessel in ecstatic purples and greens, and she set it on the water with great formality.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • I had been noticing whenever Lincoln was surprised or ecstatic he would use the phrase Oh Gawd.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Wild breezes whooshed around the McGraw-Hill parapets, and one of my favorite pastimes had been to drop a sheet of paper from the window and to watch its ecstatic tumbling flight as it sped across the rooftops, often disappearing far off into the canyons around Times Square, still tumbling and soaring.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "You’re supposed to moan ecstatically, not giggle," he admonished in a whisper.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • He was only ecstatic.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • While I was ecstatic to see my best friend, what I felt most at that moment was how much I adored Derek for what he did.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • It was by leaps and fathoms the best meal I’d eaten in months, or maybe ever; and Boris—who’d eaten two orders of the sable all by himself—was ecstatic.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Becky was ecstatic.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • On their ecstatic cries THE CURTAIN FALLS
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • Peeta will be ecstatic no matter what I do.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • They seemed to share one wide, ecstatic grin.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • "Do they miss me?" she cried ecstatically.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • When Liesel took the news next door, Barbara Steiner was ecstatic.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • One might have expected such an intrepid child to be ecstatic, but the speed and altitude frightened him.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • The boys were ecstatic too.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Ron whispered ecstatically as Crabbe gleefully pointed out the cakes to Goyle and grabbed them.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • And she smiled her ecstatic smile.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Hurrahs burst from the ecstatic crowd.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • The whole affair was the precise opposite of what I figured it would be: slow and patient and quiet and neither particularly painful nor particularly ecstatic.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • I tell you, to be drunk on alcohol is disgraceful, but to be drunk on water is noble and ecstatic.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • When the elevator doors open, Venia, Flavius, and Octavia engulf me, talking so quickly and ecstatically I can’t make out their words.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Dobby was ecstatic about his present.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • I was ecstatic in heaven.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • When she heard about his plans for the conference and the official naming of Henrietta Lacks Day, she was ecstatic: finally, a scientist was honoring her mother.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • But he was ecstatic, because the prospect of those endless years of hard labor did not seem like a burden to him.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • ’You’re a chaplain,’ he exclaimed ecstatically.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I used to repeat ecstatically, "I am not dumb now."
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • They were both ecstatic.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • In one ecstatic memory he had ridden a gleaming brown horse across a field that smelled of damp grass, and had dismounted beside a small stream from which both he and the horse drank cold, clear water.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • We are ecstatic to find you safely returned to us!
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • I mentioned to Mr. Pumblechook that I wished to have my new clothes sent to his house, and he was ecstatic on my so distinguishing him.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Poor Linda lifted her face and with closed eyes ecstatically contemplated the bright remembered image.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
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Associated words [difficulty]:   ecstatic [2] , ecstasy [1]
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