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Word of the Day 11/26/21 Empyrean

Empyrean (noun, adjective)
empyrean [ em-puh-ree-uhn, -pahy-, em-pir-ee-uhn, -pahy-ree- ]


noun
1. the highest heaven, supposed by the ancients to contain the pure element of fire.
2. the visible heavens; the firmament.

adjective
3. empyreal.

WORDS RELATED TO EMPYREAN
cosmos, ether, firmament, paradise, sky, celestial

See synonyms for: empyrean / empyreans on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1605–15; < Late Latin empyre(us) empyreal + -an

HOW TO USE EMPYREAN IN A SENTENCE
Thy saddle shall be broidered with the stars of the empyrean,—and then thou wilt destroy it!
BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2|GUSTAVE FLAUBERT

It rained only at night; and all that crystal clear mid-summer scarcely a shred of fleece dappled the empyrean.
THE LITTLE RED FOOT|ROBERT W. CHAMBERS

And they became what may be called an Evanescent Vapor, until all was lost in the Empyrean.
THE CASSOWARY|STANLEY WATERLOO

The star-fire of the Empyrean shall eclipse itself, and illuminate magic-lanterns to amuse grown children?
PAST AND PRESENT|THOMAS CARLYLE

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