Definitions for celestialsəˈlɛs tʃəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ce•les•tialsəˈlɛs tʃəl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the sky or visible heaven:

    a celestial body.

  2. pertaining to the spiritual or invisible heaven; heavenly; divine.

  3. of or pertaining to celestial navigation.

  4. (cap.) of or pertaining to the former Chinese Empire.

    Category: Western History

  5. (n.)an inhabitant of heaven.

Origin of celestial:

1350–1400; ME < ML cēlestiālis < L caelesti(s) heavenly, der. of caelum heaven, sky

ce•les′tial•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. celestial, heavenly(adj)

    of or relating to the sky

    "celestial map"; "a heavenly body"

  2. celestial, heavenly(adj)

    relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven

    "celestial beings"; "heavenly hosts"

  3. celestial, ethereal, supernal(adj)

    of heaven or the spirit

    "celestial peace"; "ethereal melodies"; "the supernal happiness of a quiet death"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celestial(adj)

    belonging to the aerial regions, or visible heavens

  2. Celestial(adj)

    of or pertaining to the spiritual heaven; heavenly; divine

  3. Celestial(noun)

    an inhabitant of heaven

  4. Celestial(noun)

    a native of China


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

celestial(adjective)

of heaven or the skies

Stars are celestial bodies.

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