July 24th, 2019

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Word of the Day 07/24/19 Paradisiacal

Paradisiacal (adjective)
paradisiacal [ par-uh-di-sahy-uh-kuh?l, -zahy- ]


adjective
1. of, like, or befitting paradise.

Also par·a·dis·i·ac [par-uh-dis-ee-ak] , paradisaical.

RELATED FORMS
par·a·di·si·a·cal·ly, adverb

RELATED WORDS
adorable, alluring, ambrosial, angelic, beatific, beautiful, blessed, blissful, celestial, cherubic, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, divine, empyrean, enjoyable, entrancing, excellent, exquisite

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Origin: 1640–50; < Late Latin paradisiac(us) < Greek paradeisiakós (see paradise, -ac) + -al

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PARADISIACAL
But to be well and truly put in your place, jump into that paradisiacal blue for a close encounter with a gentle giant.
IT’S A BIG, BIG WORLD: SIGHTS THAT MAKE YOU FEEL SMALL|LONELY PLANET|DECEMBER 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST

Our yellow banana, otherwise known as the “dessert banana,” is actually a hybrid scientifically named Musa × paradisiacal.
THE SECRETS OF HYBRID FRUIT|STACEY SLATE|JANUARY 22, 2010|DAILY BEAST

The idea of the Paradisiacal happiness of the earliest human beings constitutes one of the most universal of traditions.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, VOLUME 36, SEPTEMBER 1879|VARIOUS

This last purchase raised Susan into a paradisiacal condition, for which it is to be hoped nobody will despise her.
THE HOUSE ON THE MOOR, V. 1/3|MRS. OLIPHANT

Whatever the causes were, the earth has returned to paradisiacal conditions.
THE STORY OF EVOLUTION|JOSEPH MCCABE

In what paradisiacal pastures must he have moved and breathed and earned his livelihood!
PUNCH OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 108, MARCH 23, 1895|VARIOUS

We would gladly linger over these records of a paradisiacal home where Adam and Eve renewed their innocent loves and happy labors.
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT|LOUISA MAY ALCOTT

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