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heavenly

[ hev-uhn-lee ]
/ ˈhɛv ən li /
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adjective

of or in the heavens: the heavenly bodies.
of, belonging to, or coming from the heaven of God, the angels, etc.
resembling or befitting heaven; blissful; beautiful: His home in Tahiti was a heavenly spot.
divine or celestial: heavenly peace.

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Origin of heavenly

before 1000; Middle English hevenly,Old English heofonlīc.See heaven, -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM heavenly

heav·en·li·ness, nounun·heav·en·ly, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for heavenly

heavenly
/ (ˈhɛvənlɪ) /

adjective

informal alluring, wonderful, or sublime
of or occurring in spacea heavenly body
divine; holy

Derived forms of heavenly

heavenliness, noun
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