heavenly

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adjective heav·en·ly \ˈhe-vən-lē\

Definition of heavenly

  1. 1 :  of or relating to heaven or the heavens :  celestial the heavenly choirs use a telescope to study the heavenly bodies

  2. 2a :  suggesting the blessed state of heaven :  beatific heavenly peaceb :  delightful

heavenliness

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Examples of heavenly in a Sentence

  1. the moon, stars, and other heavenly bodies

  2. had a heavenly time at the dance

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First Known Use of heavenly

before 12th century


HEAVENLY Defined for English Language Learners

heavenly

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Definition of heavenly for English Language Learners

  • : appearing or occurring in the sky

  • : of or relating to heaven : divine or blessed

  • : very pleasant or good


HEAVENLY Defined for Kids

heavenly

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adjective heav·en·ly \ˈhe-vən-lē\

Definition of heavenly for Students

  1. 1 :  occurring or situated in the sky The sun, moon, and stars are heavenly bodies.

  2. 2 :  1divine 1 heavenly angels

  3. 3 :  entirely delightful heavenly weather



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