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[par-uh-di-sahy-uh-kuh l, -zahy-]
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  1. of, like, or befitting paradise.
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Also par·a·dis·i·ac [par-uh-dis-ee-ak] /ˌpær əˈdɪs iˌæk/, paradisaical.

Origin of paradisiacal

1640–50; < Late Latin paradīsiac(us) < Greek paradeisiakós (see paradise, -ac) + -al1
Related formspar·a·di·si·a·cal·ly, adverb
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Related Words for paradisiac

adorable, alluring, ambrosial, angelic, beatific, beautiful, blessed, blissful, celestial, cherubic, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, divine, empyrean, enjoyable, entrancing, excellent, exquisite

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Historical Examples of paradisiac

  • Under the April showers and sun-shafts they became tragic, enchanted, horrific, paradisiac.

    Mrs. Warren's Daughter

    Sir Harry Johnston

Word Origin and History for paradisiac



1630s, from Latin paradisiacus (from Greek paradeisiakos, from paradeisos; see paradise) + -al (1). Other adjective forms include paradisaic, paradisaical, paradisal, paradisean, paradisiac, paradisial, paradisian, paradisic, paradisical.

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