a. absorbed; deeply moved or delighted
Caught up in the wonder of the storyteller's tale, the rapt listeners sat motionless, hanging on his every word.
Sentence in Classic:
I was standing, rapt in the peaceful beauty of the scene, when I was aware that something was moving under the shadow of the copper beeches.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The sun was setting now; and the red light in the evening sky touched every face there, and caused it to be distinctly seen in all its rapt suspense.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Of this scene, so chillingly in accordance with the past, Duncan stood for many minutes a rapt observer.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Phemius was still singing, and his hearers sat rapt in silence as he told the sad tale of the return from Troy, and the ills Minerva had laid upon the Achaeans.
As the light dawned lingeringly on his new creations, he sat rapt and silent before the vision, or wandered alone over the green campus peering through and beyond the world of men into a world of thought.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
He leant his two elbows on his knees, and his chin on his hands and remained rapt in dumb meditation.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context