A state of emotion so intense that a person is carried beyond rational thought and self-control. (noun)
A trance, frenzy, or rapture associated with mystic or prophetic exaltation. (noun)
The drug MDMA, a synthetic entactogen of the phenethylamine family. (noun)
Examples of word ecstasy
Marijuana treats us to an awareness of a simultaneity of sensations, a sort of meta-pleasure, which is not surprising, given the roots of the term 'ecstasy,' as Rich Doyle writes: "Ecstasy" comes etymologically from the experience of "being beside ourselves."
The astonishing breadth of Herzog's filmmaking conveys the humanist's sense of wonder at the world - what he describes as the "ecstasy of observation."
Medical writers of the era even discussed a fourth clinical condition, marked by immobility, which they termed ecstasy, but this was not a state that might lead to premature burial.
That is what they call ecstasy, but there is no word that can tell out very plain what it means.
The toxin - Paramethoxymethamphetamine, or PMMA - is type of methamphetamine not usually associated with the drug sold under the name ecstasy.