How to use Rapture in a sentence as a noun

Watching a 3D printer emit a hard plastic object in a color that nobody wants keeps nerds in a state of rapture that prevents them from engaging in more dangerous activities such as shooting heroin or starting actual businesses

Close to half will tell you the end of the world and thus the rapture is going to happen in their own lifetime.

Christians have been believing that the rapture was around the corner for literally the last 2000 years.

The author almost but not quite describes "the singularity" as a kind of secular pseudo-intellectual rapture.

Well... technically, they are being up front about the fact that they don't believe in the rapture.

His presentation kept people in rapture; 10 minutes into lunch, not one person in the room left.

It hits the same annoyance center of my brain that rapture predictors do.

This is exactly the mindset among evangelical christians that believe the rapture is right around the corner - and every generation of evangelical back to the 1800s has believed that the rapture is imminent and of course, that they as individuals will be saved.

Or you'd hate to have been hungry for most of your adult life in order to live two years longer, and still miss the rapture.

To see the largest and only production of its kind, with hundreds of thousands of dollars on the line and an entire secondary production company locked in silent rapture under lit signage for Mountain Dew, the entire project gloriously rupturing like the belly of the Bismark – that is another.

Rapture definitions


a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens

See also: ecstasy transport exaltation raptus


a state of elated bliss

See also: ecstasy