seventh heaven

noun

Definition of seventh heaven 

: a state of extreme joy

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Examples of seventh heaven in a Sentence

she was in seventh heaven when she received the acceptance letter to medical school

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Two incomplete passes later, Shurmur sent in the play that will forever be remembered around here: Buffalo right, seventh heaven. Bob Brookover, Philly.com, "Vikings win on final, crazy play to set up date with Eagles," 14 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of seventh heaven

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for seventh heaven

from the seventh being the highest of the seven heavens of Islamic and cabalist doctrine

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seventh heaven

noun

English Language Learners Definition of seventh heaven

: a state of extreme happiness and joy

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