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paradisaical

[ par-uh-di-sey-i-kuhl, -zey-, -dahy- ]
/ ˌpær ə dɪˈseɪ ɪ kəl, -ˈzeɪ-, -daɪ- /
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Also par·a·di·sa·ic [par-uh-di-sey-ik, -zey-, -dahy-] /ˌpær ə dɪˈseɪ ɪk, -ˈzeɪ-, -daɪ-/ .

Origin of paradisaical

1615–25; paradise + -aic (suffix abstracted from words like prosaic, algebraic, etc.) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM paradisaical

par·a·di·sa·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use paradisaical in a sentence

  • You would fade for ever from my life, like some lovely paradisaic vision, and leave me in everlasting darkness.

    Mohawks, Volume 1 of 3|Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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