What does heavenward mean?

Definitions for heavenward
ˈhɛv ən wərdheav·en·ward

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heavenward, skywardadverb

    directed toward heaven or the sky

    "the soul in its heavenward flight"

  2. heavenward, heavenwards, heavenwardlyadverb

    toward heaven

    "he pointed heavenward"


  1. heavenwardadverb

    toward heaven

  2. heavenwardadjective

    which leads toward heaven

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Heavenwardadverb

    Towards heaven.

    Etymology: heaven and weard, Saxon.

    I prostrate lay,
    By various doubts impell’d, or to obey,
    Or to object; at length, my mournful look
    Heav’nward erect, determin’d, thus I spoke. Matthew Prior.


  1. Heavenward

    Heavenward is a song by English alternative rock band Wolf Alice from their second studio album, Visions of a Life. It was released on 18 September 2017 through Dirty Hit as the album's fourth single.


  1. heavenward

    Heavenward refers to being in the direction of the sky or heaven. It can be used literally to denote something physically moving or facing upwards, or metaphorically to signify a spiritual or moral progress or aspiration towards a divine or celestial state.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heavenward

    toward heaven

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heavenward in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heavenward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of heavenward in a Sentence

  1. Michelangelo Buonarroti:

    Heaven-born, the soul a heavenward course must hold beyond the world she soars the wise man, I affirm, can find no rest in that which perishes, nor will he lend his heart to ought that doth time depend.

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