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Raptus

English

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Etymology

From Latin raptus, from rapio ("seize").

Pronunciation

Noun

raptus (plural raptuses)

  1. (pathology) A seizure.
  2. A state of rapture.
    • 1902, William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, Folio Society 2008, p. 351:
      In the condition called raptus or ravishment by theologians, breathing and circulation are so depressed that it is a question among the doctors whether the soul be or be not temporarily dissevered from the body.

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Verb

raptus

  1. conditional of raptar

Italian

Etymology

Latin

Noun

raptus m (invariable)

  1. fit, raptus, brainstorm
  2. rampage

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Latin

Etymology

Perfect passive participle of rapi? ("snatch, carry off").

Pronunciation

Participle

raptus (feminine rapta, neuter raptum, adverb raptim); first/second-declension participle

  1. snatched, having been snatched, grabbed, having been grabbed, carried off, having been carried off

Declension

First/second-declension adjective.

Noun

raptus m (genitive rapt?s); fourth declension

  1. violent snatching
  2. violent dragging away
  3. robbery
  4. thievery
  5. carrying off
  6. abduction

Declension

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative raptus rapt?s
Genitive rapt?s raptuum
Dative raptu? raptibus
Accusative raptum rapt?s
Ablative rapt? raptibus
Vocative raptus rapt?s

Descendants

  • English: rapt
  • French: rapt, raptus
  • Galician: rauto
  • Portuguese: rapto
  • Spanish: rapto, rato

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References


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