Examples of heavenly in a Sentence
the moon, stars, and other heavenly bodies
had a heavenly time at the dance
Recent Examples of heavenly from the Web
Boylan and Voit distill and clarify Houston's heavenly touch for their speedy track.
The Earl Grey and honey cream is heavenly, and the light texture goes great with the airiness of the donuts.
Free created shoulder-grazing earrings of fresh orchids for the label's fall 2016 show and also those heavenly baby's-breath textiles that swathed models at Rodarte's spring 2018 show.
One team’s symbol means good luck, the other team is named after a heavenly being: The Supernatural Super Bowl teemed with parallels and connections.
That’s because few people on earth are immune to the excitement of such a heavenly run-in.
Now—besides China and Russia—Europe, India and Japan also have space programmes that can, and do, reach the moon and other heavenly bodies with robot spacecraft.
Getting a bowl of mushy pasta is cheating yourself (and whoever else is at your table) out of a heavenly experience.
If causation runs the other way and more ethical behavior leads to financial success, then people have a reason to do good, without needing to assume there is a heavenly reward after death or be deterred by threats of punishment on Earth.
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First Known Use of heavenly
before 12th century
SynonymsA-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, excellent, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful
Antonymsatrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched
Related Wordsacceptable, adequate, all right, decent, good, OK (or okay), passable, satisfactory, tolerable; better, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, high-test, premium, select, special, superfine; classical, standard, traditional
Near Antonymsbad, inferior, low-grade, substandard, unsatisfactory; mediocre, middling, second-class, second-rate
HEAVENLY Defined for English Language Learners
HEAVENLY Defined for Kids
Definition of heavenly for Students
- The sun, moon, and stars are heavenly bodies.
- heavenly angels
- heavenly weather
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