Definition of rapt adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ræpt//
; NAmE NAmE//ræpt//
Showing interest
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so interested in one particular thing that you are not aware of anything else a rapt audience She listened to the speaker with rapt attention. He watched her with a rapt expression. Jill stared at them blankly, rapt in thought. See related entries: Showing interest Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘transported by religious feeling’): from Latin raptus ‘seized’, past participle of rapere.
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