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Meaning of ELYSIAN

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  1. [adj]  of such surpassing excellence as to suggest divine inspiration; "her pies were simply divine"; "the divine Shakespeare"; "an elysian meal"; "an inspired performance"
  2. [adj]  resembling paradise; causing happiness; "elysian peace"; "a paradisal place without work or struggle"; "paradisial isles"; "an age of paradisiacal happiness"
  3. [adj]  relating to the Elysian Fields

ELYSIAN is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: divine, glorious, happy, inspired, paradisaic, paradisaical, paradisal, paradisiac, paradisiacal, paradisial



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E*ly"sian\, a. [L. Elysius, fr. Elysium.]
Pertaining, or the abode of the blessed after death; hence,
yielding the highest pleasures; exceedingly delightful;
beatific. ``Elysian shades.'' --Massinger. ``Elysian age.''

      This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life
      elysian.                                 --Longfellow.

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