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used in The Brothers Karamazov

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feeling intense happiness and excitement (as when in a state of ecstasy)
  • Katerina Ivanovna at once made her sit down in an arm-chair facing Alyosha, and ecstatically kissed her several times on her smiling lips.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (84% in)
  • Chapter V. Elders Some of my readers may imagine that my young man was a sickly, ecstatic, poorly developed creature, a pale, consumptive dreamer.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (71% in)
  • I feel instinctively that you, Alyosha, my dear brother (for you are a dear brother to me)," she said again ecstatically, taking his cold hand in her hot one, "I foresee that your decision, your approval, will bring me peace, in spite of all my sufferings, for, after your words, I shall be calm and submit—I feel that."
    Book 4 — Lacerations (51% in)
  • You behaved beautifully, like an angel," Madame Hohlakov whispered rapidly and ecstatically to Alyosha.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (61% in)
  • That's just what made him so ecstatic, that he had that presentiment....
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (4% in)
  • Mitya interrupted ecstatically.
    Book 8 — Mitya (11% in)
  • "And I didn't expect that," cried Mitya, ecstatically.
    Book 8 — Mitya (13% in)
  • "Polish women?" repeated Mitya, perfectly ecstatic.
    Book 8 — Mitya (71% in)
  • Let them!" said Grushenka sententiously, with an ecstatic expression on her face.
    Book 8 — Mitya (88% in)
  • Gentlemen, she is my betrothed!" he said ecstatically and reverently, looking round at them all.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (22% in)
  • Who was so kind?" he cried, with a sort of ecstatic gratitude, and tears in his voice, as though some great kindness had been shown him.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (95% in)
  • As for the captain, the presence in his room of the children, who came to cheer up Ilusha, filled his heart from the first with ecstatic joy.
    Book 10 — The Boys (54% in)
  • Kolya shouted ecstatically.
    Epilogue (98% in)

There are no more uses of "ecstatic" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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