for heaven's sake

Definition of for heaven's sake

  1. —used to make a statement or question more forceful or to express surprise, anger, etc. For heaven's sake, turn down that music!

Word by Word Definitions

heavenplay
  1. :  the expanse of space that seems to be over the earth like a dome :  firmament

    :  the dwelling place of the Deity and the blessed dead

    :  a spiritual state of everlasting communion with God

sakeplay
  1. :  end, purpose

    :  the good, advantage, or enhancement of some entity (such as an ideal)

    :  personal or social welfare, safety, or benefit

  1. :  a Japanese alcoholic beverage of fermented rice often served hot


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