- of, like, or befitting a seraph.
Origin of seraphic
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Examples from the Web for seraphic
Nat endeavoured to assume a seraphic expression, and partially succeeded.The Fortune Hunter
Louis Joseph Vance
John could have choked him, but he answered: "Yes, it is seraphic."The Gentleman From Indiana
Only thirty-seven when he died, his seraphic beauty was never marred by age.Great Artists, Vol 1.
Jennie Ellis Keysor
The sensualist has brutified the seraphic nature with which he was endowed.Deerbrook
She gave me a seraphic smile, as if she knew what was passing in my mind.
- of or resembling a seraph
- blissfully serene; rapt
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Word Origin and History for seraphic
1630s, from Church Latin seraphicus, from seraphim (see seraph). Related: Seraphical (1560s).
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