1. Halcyon

noun. (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher.

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Rhymes with Halcyon

  • halcion

How do you pronounce halcyon?

Pronounce halcyon as ˈhælsiən.

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2. halcyon

adjective. ['ˈhælsiːən'] idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity.

Synonyms

  • peaceable

Antonyms

  • depressing
  • infelicitous

Etymology

  • halcyon (Latin)
  • ἀλκυών (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. halcyon

adjective. ['ˈhælsiːən'] marked by peace and prosperity.

Synonyms

  • golden
  • prosperous

Antonyms

  • unhappiness
  • sad
  • dysphoric

Etymology

  • halcyon (Latin)
  • ἀλκυών (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. halcyon

noun. ['ˈhælsiːən'] a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves.

Antonyms

  • joyless

Etymology

  • halcyon (Latin)
  • ἀλκυών (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. Halcyon

noun. a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World.

Synonyms

  • family Alcedinidae
  • Alcedinidae
  • genus Halcyon

Sentences with halcyon


1. Adjective
Let's wind the clock back to the halcyon days of 2017: Bitcoin, fidget spinners, solar eclipses, the distracted boyfriend meme, and Black Panther were all the rage.

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