Synonyms and Antonyms of heaven
1 a dwelling place of perfect happiness for the soul after death prayed that the souls of the deceased would go to heaven Synonyms above, bliss, elysian fields, Elysium, empyrean, kingdom come, New Jerusalem, paradise, sky, Zion (also Sion) Related Words Beulah, glory, happy hunting ground, nirvana, promised land, Valhalla; afterlife, afterworld, hereafter, otherworld Phrases on high Near Antonyms inferno; limbo, purgatory; hades, netherworld, underworld; abyss, pit Antonyms Gehenna, hell, Pandemonium, perdition
2 an often imaginary place or state of utter perfection and happiness compared to my old job, this new one is heaven Synonyms Camelot, Cockaigne, Eden, Elysium, empyrean, fantasyland, paradise, lotusland, never-never land, New Jerusalem, nirvana, promised land, Shangri-la, utopia, Zion (also Sion)Related Words arcadia; dreamland, dreamworld, fairyland, wonderland; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, euphoria, gladness, joyNear Antonyms fool's paradiseAntonyms anti-utopia, dystopia, hell
3 a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion she was in heaven the day she learned she was one of the finalists for the science scholarship Synonyms cloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, ecstasy, high, intoxication, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, seventh heaven, swoon, transportRelated Words exaltation; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, delight, enchantment, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, pleasure; reverie, trance; inspiration; fervor, frenzy, madness, passion; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartednessNear Antonyms misery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopesAntonyms depression
4 usually heavens pl the expanse of air surrounding the earth the starry heavens the space shuttle gradually disappeared into the heavens Synonyms blue, firmament, sky(s), high, welkinRelated Words midair; horizon, skyline
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