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Definition feeling intense happiness and excitement (as when in a state of ecstasy)
  • They are ecstatically in love.
ecstatically = with feelings of intense happiness
  • We were ecstatic when the legislation passed.
  • ecstatic = intensely happy
  • "Do they miss me?" she cried ecstatically.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • ecstatically = with intense happiness and excitement
  • Emily, ecstatic at seeing her father, watches him from the moment he...
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town
  • ecstatic = feeling intense happiness and excitement
  • And then an ecstatic scream of joy;
    O. Henry  --  The Gift of the Magi
  • ecstatic = feeling intense happiness and excitement
  • She had brought him ecstatic happiness and intolerable agony of spirit.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Winter Dreams
  • ecstatic = intense happiness
  • Penelope was ecstatic about the idea.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • ecstatic = felt intense happiness
  • My parents were ecstatic and threw a party to celebrate.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • ecstatic = feeling intense happiness and excitement
  • Daisy's face, tipped sideways beneath a three-cornered lavender hat, looked out at me with a bright ecstatic smile.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • ecstatic = intensely happy and excited
  • When he realized what I was talking about, that there were twinkle-bells of sunshine in the room, he smiled like a weather man, like an ecstatic patron of recurrent light, and repeated the news to Daisy.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • ecstatic = happily excited
  •   [Nick to Gatsby]  "You're worth the whole damn bunch put together."
      I've always been glad I said that. It was the only compliment I ever gave him, because I disapproved of him from beginning to end. First he nodded politely, and then his face broke into that radiant and understanding smile, as if we'd been in ecstatic cahoots on that fact all the time.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • ecstatic = intensely happy
  • Saxon's enjoyment was keen, almost ecstatic, and she had difficulty in convincing herself of the reality of it all.
    London, Jack  --  The Valley of the Moon
  • I am convinced that life in a physical body is meant to be an ecstatic experience.
    Shakti Gawain
  • she said, coming closer to him, and looking at him with an ecstatic smile of love.
    Tolstoy, Leo  --  Anna Karenina
  • Nothing could stem the flood of my ecstatic aspirations.
    Abbott, Edwin  --  Flatland
  • On the artistic side the most conspicuous thing in his poetry is the ecstatic aspiration for Beauty and the magnificent embodiment of it.
    Fletcher, Robert Huntington  --  A History of English Literature
  • They drew away and waited in ecstatic awe for that which was about to happen.
    Crane, Stephen  --  Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
  • She didn't know what it meant, that he was here, and wasn't sure whether to feel ecstatic or heartbroken or both.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • "Take me back!" she whispered, ecstatic.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • She said the name like an ecstatic child.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil

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