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Word of the Day 06/07/20 Celestial

Celestial (adjective, noun)
celestial [ suh-les-chuhl ]


adjective
1. pertaining to the sky or visible heaven, or to the universe beyond the earth’s atmosphere, as in celestial body.
2. pertaining to the spiritual or invisible heaven; heavenly; divine: celestial bliss.
3. of or relating to celestial navigation: a celestial fix.
4. (initial capital letter) of or relating to the former Chinese Empire or the Chinese people.

noun
5. an inhabitant of heaven.
6. (initial capital letter) a citizen of the Celestial Empire.

OTHER WORDS FROM CELESTIAL
ce·les·tial·ly, adverb
ce·les·tial·ness, ce·les·ti·al·i·ty [suh-les-chee-al-i-tee] , noun
non·ce·les·tial, adjective
non·ce·les·tial·ly, adverb
su·per·ce·les·tial, adjective
su·per·ce·les·tial·ly, adverb
un·ce·les·tial, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO CELESTIAL
spiritual, angelic, immortal, otherworldly, supernatural, ethereal, divine, sublime, astral, beatific, blessed, empyrean, eternal, godlike, hallowed, holy, seraphic, supernal, transcendental, Olympian

SYNONYMS FOR CELESTIAL
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2. angelic, seraphic, blissful, ethereal.

Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin cēlestiālis, equivalent to Latin caelesti(s) heavenly (cael(um) heaven, sky + -estis adj. suffix) + -ālis -al

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