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ecstasy
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

4 uses
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Definition
a state of intense happiness
  • This is the very ecstasy of love; Whose violent property fordoes itself, And leads the will to desperate undertakings, As oft as any passion under heaven That does afflict our natures.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A room in Polonius's house (85% in)
  • And I, of ladies most deject and wretched That suck'd the honey of his music vows, Now see that noble and most sovereign reason, Like sweet bells jangled, out of tune and harsh; That unmatch'd form and feature of blown youth Blasted with ecstasy: O, woe is me, To have seen what I have seen, see what I see!
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A room in the Castle (85% in)
  • This is the very coinage of your brain: This bodiless creation ecstasy Is very cunning in.
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — Another room in the castle (66% in)
  • Ecstasy!
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — Another room in the castle (66% in)

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