se·​raph·​ic | \ sə-ˈra-fik How to pronounce seraphic (audio) \

Definition of seraphic

1 : of or relating to seraphim … the immortal / Choir of Heaven's seraphic host.— Luther C. Riggs
2 : suggestive of or resembling a seraphim or angel : angelic a seraphic smile/voice seraphic beauty "You believe it all, I suppose?" she asked with seraphic gravity.— Edith Wharton As I stepped out of the Ataturk airport in the euphoria of homecoming, I noticed a tombstone-like tablet. It was bathed in a seraphic light …— Busra Eskara

Other Words from seraphic

seraphically \ sə-​ˈra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce seraphic (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of seraphic

1536, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for seraphic

borrowed from Medieval Latin seraphicus, from Late Latin seraphim seraphim + -icus -ic entry 1

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“Seraphic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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