par·​a·​dis·​al ˌper-ə-ˈdī-səl How to pronounce paradisal (audio)

Examples of paradisal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Old begins simply: An apparently perfect family composed of mother Prisca (Vicky Krieps), father Guy (Gael García Bernal), their 6-year old son Trent (Nolan River), and their 11-year old daughter Maddox (Alexa Swinton), travel to a paradisal island for a restive vacation. Robert Daniels, Vulture, 24 July 2021 To sweeten the deal, Númenóreans are gifted a life span of hundreds of years, along with the promise of a peaceful existence on their paradisal island. Elizabeth Hand, Washington Post, 21 Nov. 2022 Southern Indiana is a paradisal place for a fall road trip. Robin Raven, Forbes, 10 Oct. 2022 Much of this resurgence has to do with its natural qualities, evoking evergreen forests, verdant gardens, and paradisal palms. Helena Madden, ELLE Decor, 6 June 2022 Some pandemic trends still persisted, though, like the slew of private islands that returned to the market, aiming to capitalize on buyers’ desire to have a paradisal escape in their back pocket in case of future global crises. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 31 Dec. 2021 The home is designed for paradisal indoor-outdoor living with glass walls that provide spectacular views of the ocean and let light in from virtually every room. Helena Madden, Robb Report, 17 Jan. 2022 Those looking to decamp to a new, more paradisal spot are in luck then, as one of the most impressive homes on the island of St. Barts has just listed for a hefty $80 million. Helena Madden, Robb Report, 13 Sep. 2021 An Afrikaner family has occupied the farmhouse for many years but is cursed to perish, to leave it, and to wander—at Astrid’s funeral, the pastor likens such people to the seed of Cain, exiled from a paradisal land. James Wood, The New Yorker, 12 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History


paradise + -al entry 1

First Known Use

1568, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paradisal was in 1568

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“Paradisal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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