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empyrean

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adjective em·py·re·an \ˌem-ˌpī-ˈrē-ən, -pə-; em-ˈpir-ē-ən, -ˈpī-rē-\

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. 1a :  the highest heaven or heavenly sphere in ancient and medieval cosmology usually consisting of fire or lightb :  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

1667

First Known Use of empyrean

1667


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