empyreal

  • 1 Empyreal — Em*pyr e*al, a. [L. empyrius, empyreus, fiery, Gr. ?, ?, in fire, fiery; ? in + ? fire. See {In}, and {Fire}.] Formed of pure fire or light; refined beyond a[ e]rial substance; pertaining to the highest and purest region of heaven. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Empyreal — Em*pyr e*al, n. Empyrean. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 empyréal — empyréal, ale (an pi ré al, a l ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui se rapporte à l empyrée. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Empyrée …

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  • 4 empyreal — late 15c.; see EMPYREAN (Cf. empyrean) …

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  • 5 empyreal — [em pir′ē əl; em΄pī rē′əl, em΄pərē′əl] adj. [LL empyrius, empyreus < Gr empyrios, in fire < en, in + pyr, FIRE] of the empyrean; heavenly; sublime …

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  • 6 empyreal — /em pir ee euhl, puy ree , em peuh ree euhl, puy /, adj. 1. pertaining to the highest heaven in the cosmology of the ancients. 2. pertaining to the sky; celestial: empyreal blue. 3. formed of pure fire or light: empyreal radiance. Also, empyrean …

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  • 7 empyreal — empyrean, empyreal *celestial, heavenly …

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  • 8 empyreal — adjective 1. of or relating to the sky or heavens the empyrean sphere • Syn: ↑empyrean • Pertains to noun: ↑empyrean, ↑empyrean (for: ↑empyrean) …

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  • 9 empyreal — adjective Etymology: Late Latin empyrius, empyreus, from Late Greek empyrios, from Greek em 2en + pyr fire Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to the empyrean ; celestial 2. sublime …

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  • 10 empyreal — adjective /ɛmˈpɪɹɪəl,ɛmpɪˈɹiː.əl,ɛmˈpɪɹ.i.əl/ a) Pertaining to the highest heaven or the empyrean; celestial; sublime; exalted. b) Of the sky or heavens. Syn: celestial …

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  • 11 empyreal — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of or relating to the heavens: celestial, heavenly. See PLACE …

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  • 12 empyreal — n. heavens, sky …

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  • 13 empyreal — a. Ethereal, aerial, airy, highly refined, sublimed, sublimated …

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  • 14 empyreal — adj empyrean, celestial, heavenly, uran ic, astronomical; extraterrestrial, otherworldy, supra mundane, extramundane, ultramundane, unworldly, unearthly; cosmic, solar, heliacal, heliac, nebular, astral, sidereal, stellar, sphery, starry;… …

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  • 15 empyreal — em·py·re·al …

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  • 16 empyreal — em•py•re•al [[t]ˌɛm pəˈri əl, paɪ , ɛmˈpɪr i əl, ˈpaɪ ri [/t]] also empyrean adj. 1) anq pertaining to the highest heaven in the cosmology of the ancients 2) pertaining to the sky; celestial 3) exalted; sublime • Etymology: 1475–85; < LL… …

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  • 17 empyreal — /ɛmpaɪˈriəl/ (say empuy reeuhl) adjective 1. relating to the highest heaven; empyrean. 2. relating to the sky; celestial. 3. formed of pure fire or light. {Late Latin empyreus (from Greek empyrios fiery) + al1} …

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  • 18 Empyreal air — Empyreal Em*pyr e*al, a. [L. empyrius, empyreus, fiery, Gr. ?, ?, in fire, fiery; ? in + ? fire. See {In}, and {Fire}.] Formed of pure fire or light; refined beyond a[ e]rial substance; pertaining to the highest and purest region of heaven. [1913 …

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  • 19 celestial — adj Celestial, heavenly, empyrean, empyreal mean of, relating to, or fit for heaven or the heavens. Celestial (opposed to terrestrial) may refer either to the visible heavens (the region surrounding the earth and seemingly enclosed by the sky) or …

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  • 20 em|py|re|an — «EHM puh REE uhn», noun, adjective. –n. 1. the highest heaven, where the pure element of fire was once supposed to exist: »... this color is such an indescribably deep blue that one faintly grasps the medieval concept of the empyrean (Hardy and… …

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