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paradisaical

or par·a·di·sa·ic

[par-uh-di-sey-i-kuh l or par-uh-di-sey-ik; -zey-, -dahy-]
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adjective
  1. paradisiacal.
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Origin of paradisaical

1615–25; paradise + -aic (suffix abstracted from words like prosaic, algebraic, etc.) + -al1
Related formspar·a·di·sa·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for paradisaical

Historical Examples

  • She yielded, and he took the paradisaical creature in his arms.

    The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns

    Arnold Bennett

  • It is the orthodox, paradisaical view of the origin, unity, and primal perfection of the human race.

    The Middle Period 1817-1858

    John William Burgess

  • The paradisaical peninsula has a building on it with this inscription, "Ospitius Macarii."

    Astronomical Myths

    John F. Blake

  • Sterne was not living in a Paradisaical age, and he intentionally overstept the boundaries of decorum.

    History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2)

    Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange

  • And now he was ravished, rapt away on the wings of paradisaical ecstasy by a something that consisted of kidney and a few eggs.