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heaven

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of heaven

  1. 1 a dwelling place of perfect happiness for the soul after death <prayed that the souls of the deceased would go to heaven> Synonyms above, bliss, elysian fields, Elysium, empyrean, kingdom come, New Jerusalem, paradise, sky, Zion (also Sion) Related Words Beulah, glory, happy hunting ground, nirvana, promised land, Valhalla; afterlife, afterworld, hereafter, otherworld Phrases on high Near Antonyms inferno; limbo, purgatory; hades, netherworld, underworld; abyss, pit Antonyms Gehenna, hell, Pandemonium, perdition

  2. 2 an often imaginary place or state of utter perfection and happiness <compared to my old job, this new one is heaven> Synonyms Camelot, Cockaigne, Eden, Elysium, empyrean, fantasyland, paradise, lotusland, never-never land, New Jerusalem, nirvana, promised land, Shangri-la, utopia, Zion (also Sion)Related Words arcadia; dreamland, dreamworld, fairyland, wonderland; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, euphoria, gladness, joyNear Antonyms fool's paradiseAntonyms anti-utopia, dystopia, hell

  3. 3 a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion <she was in heaven the day she learned she was one of the finalists for the science scholarship> Synonyms cloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, ecstasy, high, intoxication, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, seventh heaven, swoon, transportRelated Words exaltation; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, delight, enchantment, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, pleasure; reverie, trance; inspiration; fervor, frenzy, madness, passion; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartednessNear Antonyms misery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopesAntonyms depression

  4. 4 usually heavens pl  the expanse of air surrounding the earth <the starry heavens> <the space shuttle gradually disappeared into the heavens> Synonyms blue, firmament, sky(s), high, welkinRelated Words midair; horizon, skyline





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