- of, like, or befitting a seraph.
Origin of seraphic
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Examples from the Web for seraphically
Ferdinand,—he always now called his friend by his Christian name,—Ferdinand was beautifully, seraphically confident.The Prime Minister</p>
"It was because I felt that his thoughts were nobler than most men's that I wished to marry him," Selma replied, seraphically.Unleavened Bread</p>
Even now, as the men paused to take breath after their "tug," the organ spoke again softly but seraphically.Women Novelists of Queen Victoria's Reign
Mrs. [Margaret] Oliphant
A forehead impudent, and two eyes which turned up most seraphically languishing.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama
E. Cobham Brewer
- of or resembling a seraph
- blissfully serene; rapt
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Word Origin and History for seraphically
1630s, from Church Latin seraphicus, from seraphim (see seraph). Related: Seraphical (1560s).
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