[em-pir-ee-uh l, -pahy-ree-, em-puh-ree-uh l, -pahy-]
- pertaining to the highest heaven in the cosmology of the ancients.
- pertaining to the sky; celestial: empyreal blue.
- formed of pure fire or light: empyreal radiance.
Origin of empyreal
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Examples from the Web for empyreal
So small is the World, compared with the wide extent of the empyreal Heaven.
For her the amaranth of the empyreal Heaven is as comfortless as the adamant of Hell.
This latter had in the upper part of it the empyreal, or heaven of pure light.
The first was the empyreal heaven, which was the most remote.
Khirad, Intelligence or the first Intelligence, was supposed to be the guardian of the empyreal heaven (Erskine).The Bbur-nma in English
Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
Word Origin and History for empyreal
late 15c.; see empyrean.
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