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
Recent Examples on the Web Your sixth sense — the one beyond sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell — may be leading you to seventh heaven, the very height of happiness. Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, "The English language always has your number," 19 Oct. 2019 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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The first known use of seventh heaven was in 1818

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14 Jan 2020

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“Seventh heaven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seventh%20heaven. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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seventh heaven

noun

English Language Learners Definition of seventh heaven

informal : a state of extreme happiness and joy

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