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empyrean

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

of, relating to, or suggesting heaven
  • movie scenes set in heaven often suggest that harps are the favored instruments for empyrean music

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empyrean

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1 a dwelling place of perfect happiness for the soul after death
  • ascended into the empyrean after a life filled with good deeds

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2 an often imaginary place or state of utter perfection and happiness
  • most ticket buyers have no trouble envisioning the empyrean that winning the lottery would inevitably bring about

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“Empyrean.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/empyrean. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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