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HEAVENLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does heavenly mean? 

HEAVENLY (adjective)
  The adjective HEAVENLY has 3 senses:

1. relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
2. of or relating to the sky
3. of or belonging to heaven or god

  Familiarity information: HEAVENLY used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


HEAVENLY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

heavenly; celestial

Context examples:

celestial beings / heavenly hosts

Pertainym:

Heaven (the abode of God and the angels)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to the sky

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

celestial; heavenly

Context examples:

celestial map / a heavenly body

Pertainym:

sky (the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth)


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Meaning:

Of or belonging to heaven or god

Similar:

ambrosial; ambrosian (worthy of the gods)

superlunar; superlunary; translunar; translunary (unworldly or ethereal)

divine; providential (resulting from divine providence)

paradisaic; paradisaical; paradisal; paradisiac; paradisiacal (relating to or befitting Paradise)

divine; godlike (being or having the nature of a god)

divine; godly (emanating from God)

celestial; ethereal; supernal (of heaven or the spirit)

Also:

supernal (being or coming from on high)

immortal (not subject to death)

sacred (concerned with religion or religious purposes)

Antonym:

earthly (of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven)


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