par·​a·​di·​sa·​i·​cal | \ ˌper-ə-ˌdī-ˈsā-ə-kəl How to pronounce paradisaical (audio) , -ˈzā-, ˌpa-rə- \
variants: or paradisaic \ ˌper-​ə-​ˌdī-​ˈsā-​ik How to pronounce paradisaic (audio) , -​ˈzā-​ , ˌpa-​rə-​ \

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paradisaically \ ˌper-​ə-​ˌdī-​ˈsā-​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce paradisaically (audio) , -​ˈzā-​ , ˌpa-​rə-​ \ adverb

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First Known Use of paradisaical

1754, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for paradisaical

paradisaical from paradise + -aical (as in judaical); paradisaic from paradise + -aic (as in hebraic, judaic)

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“Paradisaical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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