Word of the Day: ethereal

ethe·re·al adjective \i-ˈthir-ē-əl\

: in heaven

: resembling heaven : seeming to belong to another world

: very delicate

Full Definition of ETHEREAL

a: of or relating to the regions beyond the earth


b: celestial, heavenly


c: unworldly, spiritual

a: lacking material substance : immaterial, intangible


b: marked by unusual delicacy or refinement <this smallest, most ethereal, and daintiest of birds — William Beebe>


c: suggesting the heavens or heaven

: relating to, containing, or resembling a chemical ether
ethe·re·al·ize\-ˈthir-ē-ə-ˌlīz\transitive verb
ethe·re·al·ness noun

First Known Use of ETHEREAL


Definition source: http://www.merriam-webster.com

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