paradisiacal
or paradisiac adjective Etymology: Late Latin paradisiacus, from paradisus Date: 1649 of, relating to, or resembling paradise • paradisiacally adverb

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  • paradisiacal — index placid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • paradisiacal — (adj.) 1630s, from L. paradisiacus (from Gk. paradeisiakos, from paradeisos; see PARADISE (Cf. paradise)) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • paradisiacal — [par΄ədis′ē ak΄par΄ə di sī′ə kəl] adj. [LL(Ec) paradisiacus] of, like, or fit for paradise: also paradisiac [par΄ədis′ē ak΄] paradisiacally adv …   English World dictionary

  • Paradisiacal — Paradisiac Par a*dis i*ac, Paradisiacal Par a*di*si a*cal, a. [L. paradisiacus.] Of or pertaining to paradise; suitable to, or like, paradise; paradisaic. C. Kingsley. T. Burnet. A paradisiacal scene. Pope. [1913 Webster] The valley . . . is of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paradisiacal — paradise ► NOUN 1) (in some religions) heaven as the place where the good live after death. 2) the Garden of Eden. 3) an ideal or idyllic place or state. DERIVATIVES paradisal adjective paradisiacal (also paradisical) adjective. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

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

  • paradisiacal — paradisiacally, adv. /par euh di suy euh keuhl, zuy /, adj. of, like, or befitting paradise. Also, paradisiac /par euh dis ee ak /, paradisaical. [1640 50; < LL paradisiac(us) < Gk paradeisiakós (see PARADISE, AC) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • paradisiacal — adjective /pærədɪˈsaɪəkəl/ Of or resembling paradise …   Wiktionary

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

  • paradisiacal — pærÉ™dɪ saɪəkl adj. like paradise, like the Garden of Eden, paradisical …   English contemporary dictionary

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