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Synonyms and Antonyms of paradise

  1. 1 an often imaginary place or state of utter perfection and happiness <an idealist who trotted the globe looking for paradise> Synonyms Camelot, Cockaigne, Eden, Elysium, empyrean, fantasyland, heaven, 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, joy Phrases Garden of Eden Near Antonyms fool's paradise Antonyms anti-utopia, dystopia, hell

  2. 2 a dwelling place of perfect happiness for the soul after death <a firm belief that good people will be rewarded in paradise> Synonyms above, bliss, elysian fields, Elysium, empyrean, kingdom come, New Jerusalem, heaven, sky, Zion (also Sion)Related Words Beulah, glory, happy hunting ground, nirvana, promised land, Valhalla; afterlife, afterworld, hereafter, otherworldNear Antonyms inferno; limbo, purgatory; hades, netherworld, underworld; abyss, pitAntonyms Gehenna, hell, Pandemonium, perdition

  3. 3 a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion <that early stage of a romance when lovers are in paradise> Synonyms cloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, heaven, high, intoxication, ecstasy, 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

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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