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Meaning of HEAVENLY

Pronunciation:  'hevunlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  of or belonging to heaven or god
  2. [adj]  relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven; "celestial beings"; "heavenly hosts"
  3. [adj]  of or relating to the sky; "celestial map"; "a heavenly body"

HEAVENLY is a 8 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: ambrosial, ambrosian, celestial, celestial, divine, ethereal, godlike, godly, paradisaic, paradisaical, paradisal, paradisiac, paradisiacal, providential, superlunar, superlunary, supernal, translunar, translunary
 Antonyms: earthly
 See Also: immortal, sacred



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Heav"en*ly\, a. [AS. heofonic.]
    1. Pertaining to, resembling, or inhabiting heaven;
       celestial; not earthly; as, heavenly regions; heavenly
             As is the heavenly, such are they also that are
             heavenly.                             --1 Cor. xv.
    2. Appropriate to heaven in character or happiness; perfect;
       pure; supremely blessed; as, a heavenly race; the
       heavenly, throng.
             The love of heaven makes one heavenly. --Sir P.
  2. \Heav"en*ly\, adv.
    1. In a manner resembling that of heaven. ``She was heavenly
       true.'' --Shak.
    2. By the influence or agency of heaven.
             Out heavenly guided soul shall climb. --Milton.
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