- Also heav·en·wards. toward heaven.
- directed toward heaven: heavenward prayer.
Origin of heavenward
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Examples from the Web for heavenwards
The eyes of the disciples are gazing upwards and heavenwards.Memories of Bethany
John Ross Macduff
Long had she resisted the hand that would have led her heavenwards by trial and sorrow.Amos Huntingdon
But still Paula's eyes were dry as she turned them heavenwards, and she overcame her love for her children by her love for God.A Short History of Monks and Monasteries
Alfred Wesley Wishart
Camp meanwhile was broken up; tents and gear packed on ponies and mules, breakfast finished—we were off, heavenwards.Unexplored Spain
In my childish imagination I could see angels drawing me heavenwards.
- towards heaven or the sky
- directed towards heaven or the sky
- a variant of heavenwards
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