Translation of ecstasy in Spanish:

ecstasy

Pronunciation: /ˈekstəsi/

n (pl -sies)

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  • 1.1 (state) éxtasis (m) he was in an ecstasy of joy se hallaba transportado de alegría she was in ecstasy o (BrE also) ecstasies over Jane's new baby estaba embelesada con el bebé de Jane he goes into ecstasy o (BrE also) ecstasies over her poetry se extasia cuando se pone a hablar de su poesía
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    • At that moment, I closed my eyes, every feeling of happiness and ecstasy going through me immediately.
    • While continentals swoon with ecstasy over white asparagus, it is the green spears we crave.
    • Community Planning is in ecstasy over the spending increases they can expect from the new council.
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    • Stigmatics often receive religious visions or ecstasies, having visions of Christ and various saints, and also ‘re-living’ or seeing parts of Christ's passion and sharing in his suffering.
    • The Book of Margery Kempe, the spiritual autobiography of the wife of a Lynn burgess, exemplified the virtues which lay men and women sought, and the revelations, visions, and ecstasies by which they came to possess them.
    • He combined a Catholic devotion to the sacraments of the Church with a Pentecostal welcoming of healings, ecstasies and Low Church spontaneity.
    1.2 (drug) éxtasis (m)
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    • The recreational drug ecstasy is neurotoxic if taken in high enough doses.
    • Initially, the autopsy results indicated that his internal injuries were thought to be from ingesting liquid ecstasy.
    • Last year he was in court again on charges of conspiring to supply ecstasy and amphetamines.

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