What does Celestial mean?
Definitions for Celestial
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Celestial.
of or relating to the sky
"celestial map"; "a heavenly body"
relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
"celestial beings"; "heavenly hosts"
celestial, ethereal, supernaladjective
of heaven or the spirit
"celestial peace"; "ethereal melodies"; "the supernal happiness of a quiet death"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: celestis, Lat.
There stay, until the twelve celestial signs
Have brought about their annual reckoning. William Shakespeare, Love’s Labour Lost.
The ancients commonly applied celestial descriptions of other climes to their own. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. iv. c. 12.
Play that sad note
I nam’d my knell; whilst I sit meditating
On that celestial harmony I go to. William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.
Canst thou pretend desire, whom zeal inflam’d
To worship, and a pow’r celestial nam’d? Dryden.
Telemachus, his bloomy face
Glowing celestial sweet, with godlike grace. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.
An inhabitant of heaven.
Etymology: from the adj.
Thus affable and mild, the prince precedes,
And to the dome th’ unknown celestial leads. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.
belonging to the aerial regions, or visible heavens
of or pertaining to the spiritual heaven; heavenly; divine
an inhabitant of heaven
a native of China
Etymology: [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.]
Celestial is the third studio album by Mexican pop group RBD. The album has sold one million copies worldwide.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sel-est′yal, adj. heavenly: dwelling in heaven: in the visible heavens.—n. an inhabitant of heaven.—adv. Celest′ially.—The Celestial Empire, a name for China. [Through Fr. from L. cœlestis—cœlum, heaven.]
Of or relating to the sky.
They say angels are celestial beings that are heaven sent.
Submitted by MaryC on December 22, 2019
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Celestial is ranked #97210 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Celestial surname appeared 187 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Celestial.
75.4% or 141 total occurrences were Asian.
8% or 15 total occurrences were White.
8% or 15 total occurrences were of two or more races.
8% or 15 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of Celestial in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Celestial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Celestial in a Sentence
A hidden spark of the dream sleeps in the forest and waits in the celestial spheres of the brain.
All the means of action - the shapeless masses - the materials - lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
There is no scientific basis – not one shred of evidence – that an asteroid or any other celestial object will impact Earth on those dates.
A poet is a bird of unearthly excellence, who escapes from his celestial realm arrives in this world warbling. If we do not cherish him, he spreads his wings and flies back into his homeland.
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Translations for Celestial
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- سماوي, سماويةArabic
- небесен, славенBulgarian
- Himmels, himmlischGerman
- taivaallinen, taivas-Finnish
- שמימית, שמימי, שמיימיHebrew
- आसमानी, आकाशीय, स्वर्गीयHindi
- mennyei, égiHungarian
- 空, 天国, 天空Japanese
- langit, samawi, syurgaMalay
- celeste, celestialPortuguese
- ceresc, cereascăRomanian
- небесный, славныйRussian
- nebeški, nebesenSlovene
- kutsal, tanrısal, semaviTurkish
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