A temporary mental state with a sudden onset, usually reversible, including symptoms of confusion, inability to concentrate, disorientation, anxiety, and sometimes hallucinations. Causes can include dehydration, drug intoxication, and severe infection.
applies to any powerful emotion by which one is carried away
implies a state of great happiness and contentment, often suggesting heavenly joy
implies extreme emotional exaltation, now usually intense delight, that overpowers the senses and lifts one into a trancelike state
now generally suggests the mental exaltation experienced when one's entire attention is captured by something that evokes great joy or pleasure
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