seraphic

[si-raf-ik]

adjective

of, like, or befitting a seraph.

Often se·raph·i·cal.

Origin of seraphic

From the Medieval Latin word seraphicus, dating back to 1625–35. See seraphim, -ic
Related formsse·raph·i·cal·ly, adverbse·raph·i·cal·ness, nounnon·se·raph·ic, adjectivenon·se·raph·i·cal, adjectivenon·se·raph·i·cal·ly, adverbsu·per·se·raph·ic, adjectivesu·per·se·raph·i·cal, adjectivesu·per·se·raph·i·cal·ly, adverbun·se·raph·ic, adjectiveun·se·raph·i·cal, adjectiveun·se·raph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for seraphic

seraphic

seraphical

adjective

of or resembling a seraph
blissfully serene; rapt
Derived Formsseraphically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for seraphic
adj.

1630s, from Church Latin seraphicus, from seraphim (see seraph). Related: Seraphical (1560s).

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