Origin of heavenward
Related formsheav·en·ward·ly, adverbheav·en·ward·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for heavenwards
Neither does the appearance of a redundant s in such words as towards, downwards, afterwards and heavenwards.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
Camp meanwhile was broken up; tents and gear packed on ponies and mules, breakfast finished—we were off, heavenwards.Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman
She was gazing upwards,—heavenwards,—and her expression was one of rapt and almost devotional intensity.Thelma|Marie Corelli
In my childish imagination I could see angels drawing me heavenwards.
The poplar said that it grew up quite straight, heavenwards, that all its branches pointed the same way, and always had done so.Friends in Council|Arthur Helps