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Ecstatic vs Trilled - What's the difference?

ecstatic | trilled |

As an adjective ecstatic

is feeling or characterized by ecstasy.

As a noun ecstatic

is (in the plural) transports of delight; words or actions performed in a state of ecstasy.

As a verb trilled is




Alternative forms

* ecstatick (obsolete) * extatic (obsolete) * extatick (obsolete) * extatique (qualifier)


(en adjective)
  • Feeling or characterized by ecstasy.
  • Extremely happy.
  • *
  • Relating to, or caused by, ecstasy or excessive emotion.
  • ecstatic''' gaze; '''ecstatic trance
  • * Hammond
  • This ecstatic fit of love and jealousy.


    * blissful * delirious * elated * euphoric * joyful * joyous


    (en noun)
  • (in the plural) Transports of delight; words or actions performed in a state of ecstasy.
  • * 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , III.11:
  • I think that Dante's more abstruse ecstatics / Meant to personify the Mathematics.




  • (trill)

  • trill


    (Trill consonant)


    (en noun)
  • (music) A rapid alternation between an indicated note and the one above it, in musical notation usually indicated with the letters tr written above the staff.
  • (phonetics) A type of consonantal sound that is produced by vibrations of the tongue against the place of articulation, for example, Spanish rr .
  • Derived terms

    * trilly


    (en verb)
  • To create a trill sound; to utter trills or a trill; to play or sing in tremulous vibrations of sound; to have a trembling sound; to quaver.
  • * Dryden
  • To judge of trilling notes and tripping feet.
  • To impart the quality of a trill to; to utter as, or with, a trill.
  • to trill a note, or the letter r
  • * Thomson
  • The sober-suited songstress trills her lay.
  • (obsolete) To trickle.
  • *, II.30:
  • *:I come now from seeing of a shepheard at Medoc who had no signe at all of genitorie parts: But where they should be, are three little holes, by which his water doth continually tril from him.
  • * Shakespeare
  • And now and then an ample tear trilled down / Her delicate cheek.
  • * Glover
  • Whispered sounds / Of waters, trilling from the riven stone.

    Derived terms

    * triller ----