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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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    Alex
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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. John Milton:

    Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge.

  2. Phil Evans:

    We continue to search for counterparts to neutrino detections, to understand whether all such events come from blazars like this one, or whether there is a diversity of celestial objects can produce such highly energetic neutrinos.

  3. Aristotle:

    Whatsoever that be within us that feels, thinks, desires, and animates, is something celestial, divine, and, consequently, imperishable.

  4. George Washington:

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

  5. Thomas Paine:

    What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly... it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as Freedom should not be highly rated.

Images & Illustrations of celestial

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