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empyrean

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adjective em·py·re·an \-ən\

Definition of empyrean



Examples of empyrean in a sentence

  1. <movie scenes set in heaven often suggest that harps are the favored instruments for empyrean music>



15th Century

First Known Use of empyrean

15th century


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empyrean

noun em·py·re·an

Definition of empyrean

  1. 1 a :  the highest heaven or heavenly sphere in ancient and medieval cosmology usually consisting of fire or light b :  the true and ultimate heavenly paradise

  2. 2 :  firmament, heavens

  3. 3 :  an ideal place or state



Examples of empyrean in a sentence

  1. <ascended into the empyrean after a life filled with good deeds>

  2. <most ticket buyers have no trouble envisioning the empyrean that winning the lottery would inevitably bring about>



Circa 1610

First Known Use of empyrean

circa 1610


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