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From Ancient Greek ἔκστασις (ekstasis) < ἐξίστημι (eksistēmi), I displace) < ἐκ (ek), out) and ἵστημι (histēmi), I stand).

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Singular
Ecstasy

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural ecstasies

Ecstasy (countable and uncountable; plural ecstasies)
  1. Intense pleasure.
  2. A state of emotion so intense that a person is carried beyond rational thought and self-control.
  3. A trance, frenzy, or rapture associated with mystic or prophetic exaltation.
  4. (slang) The drug MDMA, a synthetic entactogen of the phenethylamine family.

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  • (the drug): MDMA; (Modern Vernacular) E, XTC, X

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