Origin of heavenly
Synonyms for heavenly
Antonyms for heavenly
Related Words for heavenlycelestial, angelic, holy, delectable, wonderful, supernatural, glorious, delicious, ravishing, lovely, blissful, divine, luscious, sublime, adorable, alluring, ambrosial, beatific, beautiful, blessed
Old English heofonlic "celestial; chaste;" see heaven + -ly (1). Meaning "beautiful, divinely lovely" is late 14c., often (though not originally) with reference to the celestial "music of the spheres;" weakened sense of "excellent, enjoyable" is first recorded 1874. The heavenly bodies (stars, planets, etc.) attested from late 14c. Related: Heavenliness.