seventh heaven

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  1. (especially in Islam and the cabala) the highest heaven, where God and the most exalted angels dwell.
  2. a state of intense happiness; bliss: We were in seventh heaven in our new home.

Origin of seventh heaven

First recorded in 1810–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for seventh heaven

empyrean, nirvana

British Dictionary definitions for seventh heaven

seventh heaven

  1. the final state of eternal bliss, esp according to Talmudic and Muslim eschatology
  2. a state of supreme happiness

Word Origin for seventh heaven

C19: so named from the belief that there are seven levels of heaven, the seventh and most exalted being the abode of God and the angels
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