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paradisiacal

[ par-uh-di-sahy-uh-kuhl, -zahy- ]
/ ˌpær ə dɪˈsaɪ ə kəl, -ˈzaɪ- /
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adjective
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

First recorded in 1640–50; from Late Latin paradīsiac(us) “relating to paradise” + -al adjective suffix; see origin at paradise, -ac, -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM paradisiacal

par·a·di·si·a·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use paradisiacal in a sentence

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

    Mrs. Warren's Daughter|Sir Harry Johnston
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