Rav"ish*ment(-mnt), n. [F. ravissement. See Ravish.]
1. The act of carrying away by force or against consent; abduction; as, the
ravishment of children from their parents, of a ward from his guardian, or of a wife from her husband.
2. The state of being ravished; rapture; transport of delight; ecstasy.
In whose sight all things joy, with ravishmentMilton.
Attracted by thy beauty still to gaze.
3. The act of ravishing a woman; rape.
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