paradisaical
or paradisaic adjective Etymology: paradise + -aic (as in Hebraic) + -al Date: 1754 paradisiacalparadisaically adverb

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  • Paradisaical — Paradisaic Par a*di*sa ic, Paradisaical Par a*di*sa ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to, or resembling, paradise; paradisiacal; as, paradisaical innocence; an age of paradisaical happiness. Paradisaical pleasures. Gray. Syn: paradisiacal, paradisiac,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paradisaical — paradisaically, adv. /par euh di say i keuhl, zay , duy /, adj. paradisiacal. Also, paradisaic. [1615 25; PARADISE + aic (suffix abstracted from words like prosaic, algebraic, etc.) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • paradisaical — adjective Of or relating to paradise (or heaven) Syn: paradisaic …   Wiktionary

  • paradisaical — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of or relating to heaven: celestial, divine, heavenly, paradisaic, paradisal, paradisiac, paradisiacal. See RELIGION …   English dictionary for students

  • paradisaical —  Not iacal. Having the nature of paradise …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • paradisaical — par·a·di·sa·i·cal …   English syllables

  • paradisaical — par•a•di•sa•i•cal [[t]ˌpær ə dɪˈseɪ ɪ kəl, ˈzeɪ , daɪ [/t]] also par a•di•sa′ic, par a•dis′al [[t] ˈdaɪ səl, zəl[/t]] adj. paradisiacal • Etymology: 1615–25; paradise+ aic + al I par a•di•sa′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • paradisaical — /pærədəˈseɪəkəl/ (say paruhduh sayuhkuhl) adjective → paradisiacal. Also, paradisaic. –paradisaically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • paradisaical — adjective relating to or befitting Paradise together in that paradisal place paradisiacal innocence • Syn: ↑paradisiacal, ↑paradisiac, ↑paradisaic, ↑paradisal • Similar to: ↑heaven …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paradisaic — Par a*di*sa ic, Paradisaical Par a*di*sa ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to, or resembling, paradise; paradisiacal; as, paradisaical innocence; an age of paradisaical happiness. Paradisaical pleasures. Gray. Syn: paradisiacal, paradisiac, paradisaic,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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