heavenward

[hev-uh n-werd]
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adverb

Also heav·en·wards. toward heaven.

adjective

directed toward heaven: heavenward prayer.

Origin of heavenward

First recorded in 1200–50, heavenward is from the Middle English word hevenward. See heaven, -ward
Related formsheav·en·ward·ly, adverbheav·en·ward·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heavenwards

heavenwards

heavenward

adverb

towards heaven or the sky

heavenward

adjective

directed towards heaven or the sky

adverb

a variant of heavenwards
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