heavenly Definition

  • 1of or in the sky or the heavens
  • 2relating to or resembling heaven; blissful

Using heavenly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "heavenly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The sunsets in Hawaii are heavenly.

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    She had a heavenly voice that could soothe anyone's soul.

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    The smell of freshly baked bread is simply heavenly.

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    The view from the mountaintop was absolutely heavenly.

heavenly Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for heavenly

Phrases with heavenly

  • heavenly bodies

    celestial objects such as stars, planets, and comets


    The telescope allowed us to observe the heavenly bodies in great detail.

  • the angels of heaven collectively


    The heavenly host appeared to the shepherds to announce the birth of Jesus.

  • the kingdom of God or heaven


    The ultimate goal of many religions is to enter the heavenly kingdom after death.


Summary: heavenly in Brief

The term 'heavenly' [ˈhɛvənli] describes something that is related to or resembles heaven, or is blissful. It can refer to things in the sky or the heavens, like 'heavenly bodies,' or to experiences that are divine, like 'She had a heavenly voice that could soothe anyone's soul.' 'Heavenly' is often used informally to mean 'out of this world' or 'awesome.'

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