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1. nirvana

noun. ['nɪrˈvɑːnə, nɝˈvɑːnə'] (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness.

Synonyms

  • beatitude
  • beatification
  • blessedness

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • join
  • connect
  • attach

Etymology

  • निर्वाण (Sanskrit)

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How do you pronounce nirvana?

Pronounce nirvana as nɪrˈvɑnə.

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Example sentences of the word nirvana


1. Noun, plural
Humans are reborn throughout many lifetimes until they reach enlightenment and are admitted to nirvana.

2. Noun, singular or mass
An outdoor refrigerator is the ultimate accessory for patio nirvana.

Quotes containing the word nirvana


1. For Nirvana, putting out their first major-label record was like getting into a new car. But the runaway success was like suddenly discovering that the car was a Ferrari and the accelerator pedal was Krazy Glued to the floorboard.
- Michael Azerrad

2. I love the sound of the trees in the breeze. If the forest is so clearly musical, why can’t it play the guitar while I sing Nirvana covers?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. To become vegetarian is to step into the stream which leads to nirvana.
- Gautama Buddha

2. nirvana

noun. ['nɪrˈvɑːnə, nɝˈvɑːnə'] any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.

Synonyms

  • region
  • part
  • paradise
  • heaven
  • promised land
  • Shangri-la

Antonyms

  • outside
  • inside
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • निर्वाण (Sanskrit)
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