par·​a·​di·​sa·​i·​cal ˌper-ə-ˌdī-ˈsā-ə-kəl How to pronounce paradisaical (audio)
variants or paradisaic
ˌper-ə-ˌdī-ˈsā-ik How to pronounce paradisaical (audio)
paradisaically adverb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The other residents are split between those born in Limone and those from from neighboring towns or abroad, lured by the paradisaical setting and sleepy vibe of Limone's maze of cobbled alleys, and white passageways and dwellings. Silvia Marchetti, CNN, 20 Oct. 2022 But way over on the other side of the world is the paradisaical snow globe of Niseko—home to the best skiing in Japan and some of the best snow conditions in the world. Brent Rose, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 Dec. 2022 In recent years, however, this symbiosis in paradisaical Arosa has become burdened by tension and resentment. Cnaan Liphshiz,, 2 July 2019

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Word History


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

First Known Use

1754, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paradisaical was in 1754

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Cite this Entry

“Paradisaical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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