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1. celestial

adjective. ['səˈlɛstʃəl'] of or relating to the sky.

Antonyms

  • worldly

Etymology

  • caelestialis (Latin)
  • caelestis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Celestial

  • bestial

How do you pronounce celestial?

Pronounce celestial as səˈlɛsʧəl.

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Sentences with celestial


1. Adjective
To say it adds a celestial pop to your living room is an understatement.

Quotes about celestial


1. I am not an angel,' I asserted; 'and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself. Mr. Rochester, you must neither expect nor exact anything celestial of me - for you will not get it, any more than I shall get it of you: which I do not at all anticipate.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

2. Down on the lake rosy reflections of celestial vapor appeared, and I said, "God, I love you"and looked to the sky and really meant it. "I have fallen in love with you, God. Take care of us all, one way or the other."To the children and the innocent it's all the same.
- Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

3. Miss Mitchell had a lovely voice, it was true, but Miss Mitchell speaking Italian was something celestial. Her ruby mouth opening and closing, the delicate way she almost sang the words, her tongue peeking out to wet her lips from time to time...Professor Emerson had to remind himself to close his mouth after it had dropped open.
- Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno

2. celestial

adjective. ['səˈlɛstʃəl'] relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven.

Antonyms

  • profane

Etymology

  • caelestialis (Latin)
  • caelestis (Latin)

3. celestial

adjective. ['səˈlɛstʃəl'] of heaven or the spirit.

Synonyms

  • heavenly
  • supernal

Antonyms

  • substantial
  • rugged
  • infernal

Etymology

  • caelestialis (Latin)
  • caelestis (Latin)
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