how to pronounce ecstasy


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ecstasy is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of ecstasy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of ecstasy


  1. A state in which sensibility, voluntary motion, and (largely) mental power are suspended; the body is erect and inflexible; but the pulse and breathing are not affected.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of ecstasy (“drug").
  3. A trance, frenzy, or rapture associated with mystic or prophetic exaltation.
  4. Intense pleasure.
  5. The drug MDMA, a synthetic entactogen of the methylenedioxyphenethylamine family, especially in a tablet form.
  6. Violent emotion or distraction of mind; excessive grief from anxiety; insanity; madness.
  7. A state of emotion so intense that a person is carried beyond rational thought and self-control.


  1. To experience intense pleasure.
  2. To cause intense pleasure in.

ecstasy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ecstasy occurs in english on average 3.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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