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celestial

ce·les·tial

celestial

 
pronunciation:
s les chl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to heaven.
They were thankful for their celestial blessings.
synonyms:
Elysian, empyrean, heavenly, paradisiac, supernal
antonyms:
earthly, infernal
similar words:
angelic, divine, extramundane, transcendent
definition 2: of or pertaining to the sky or outer space.
The planets and stars are celestial bodies.
synonyms:
astral, planetary, stellar
antonyms:
terrestrial
similar words:
astronomical, galactic, sidereal, starry
definition 3: of the highest order or quality.
celestial beauty
synonyms:
divine, empyreal, sublime, supreme
similar words:
angelic, beatific, heavenly, stellar, superlative, supernal, transcendent
definition 4: (cap.) of or pertaining to the former Chinese Empire or to Chinese people.
the Celestial Empire
synonyms:
Chinese
similar words:
imperial
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a heavenly inhabitant; divine being.
synonyms:
angel, archangel, cherub, god, goddess, seraph
definition 2: (cap.) a citizen of the former Chinese Empire.
similar words:
Chinese, mandarin
derivation: celestially (adv.)