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Noun: raptus  rap-tus
  1. A sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
    "he suffered an epileptic raptus";
    - seizure, ictus
  2. A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    "listening to sweet music in a perfect raptus";
    - ecstasy, rapture, transport, exaltation

Derived forms: raptuses

Type of: attack, emotional state, spirit

Encyclopedia: Raptus