What does celestial mean?

Definitions for celestial
səˈlɛs tʃəlce·les·tial

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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

    Etymology: [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.]

  2. Celestial(adj)

    of or pertaining to the spiritual heaven; heavenly; divine

    Etymology: [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.]

  3. Celestial(noun)

    an inhabitant of heaven

    Etymology: [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.]

  4. Celestial(noun)

    a native of China

    Etymology: [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.]

Freebase

  1. Celestial

    Celestial is the third studio album by Mexican pop group RBD. The album has sold one million copies worldwide.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Celestial

    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. cœlestiscœlum, heaven.]

Editors Contribution

  1. celestial

    Of or relating to the sky.

    They say angels are celestial beings that are heaven sent.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 22, 2019  

How to pronounce celestial?

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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say celestial in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of celestial in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of celestial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of celestial in a Sentence

  1. Cicero:

    Whatever that be which thinks, understands, wills, and acts. it is something celestial and divine.

  2. George Washington:

    Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.

  3. Daniel Cordier:

    In the future, perhaps we will discover some 'exo-Titan' among exoplanets, making our Titan the prototype of a new class of celestial objects.

  4. Kahlil Gibran:

    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.

  5. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Water—the mighty, the pure, the beautiful, the unfathomable—where is thy element so glorious as it is in thine own domain, the deep seas ? What an infinity of power is in the far Atlantic, the boundary of two separate worlds, apart like those of memory and of hope ! or in the bright Pacific, whose tides are turned to gold by a southern sun, and in whose bosom sleep a thousand isles, each covered with the verdure, the flowers, and the fruit of Eden ! But, amid all thy hereditary kingdoms, to which hast thou given beauty, as a birthright, lavishly as thou hast to thy favourite Mediterranean ? The silence of a summer night is now sleeping on its bosom, where the bright stars are mirrored, as if in its depths they had another home and another heaven. A spirit, cleaving air midway between the two, might have paused to ask which was sea, and which was sky. The shadows of earth and earthly things, resting omen-like upon the waters, alone shewed which was the home and which the mirror of the celestial host.

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