Origin of Elysium
Related Words for elysiumecstasy, exaltation, euphoria, elation, exhilaration, contentment, communion, nirvana, immortality, paradise, gladness, satisfaction, gaiety, well-being, buoyancy, transport, beatitude, delectation, enchantment, passion
Examples from the Web for elysium
Historical Examples of elysium
In this elysium it was no wonder that his spirits were elevated, and that he worked with a will.
In anticipation it was a thing boundless and endless, a foretaste of Elysium.The Life of Mansie Wauch
David Macbeth Moir
With Mrs. Arnold for leader they expected a three days' elysium.For the Sake of the School
I go to Liberia, not as an Elysium of romance, but as to a field of work.Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
And where, then, is the Elysium which you must never possess?The Bravo of Venice
Word Origin for Elysium
1590s, from Latin Elysium, from Greek Elysion (pedion) "abode of the blessed" (see Elysian).