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ce·les·tial

 (sə-lĕs′chəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the sky or physical universe as understood in astronomy: Planets are celestial bodies.
2. Of or relating to heaven; divine: celestial beings.
3. Supremely good; sublime: celestial happiness.
4. Celestial Of or relating to the Chinese people or to the former Chinese Empire.
n.
A heavenly being; a god or angel.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin celestiālis, from Latin caelestis, from caelum, sky.]

ce·les′tial·ly adv.

celestial

(sɪˈlɛstɪəl)
adj
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) heavenly; divine; spiritual: celestial peace.
2. (Astronomy) of or relating to the sky: celestial bodies.
[C14: from Medieval Latin cēlestiālis, from Latin caelestis, from caelum heaven]
ceˈlestially adv

ce•les•tial

(səˈlɛs tʃəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the sky or visible heaven: a celestial body.
2. pertaining to the spiritual or invisible heaven; heavenly; divine.
3. of or pertaining to celestial navigation.
4. (cap.) of or pertaining to the former Chinese Empire.
n.
5. an inhabitant of heaven.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin cēlestiālis < Latin caelesti(s) heavenly, derivative of caelum heaven, sky]
ce•les′tial•ly, adv.

ce·les·tial

(sə-lĕs′chəl)
Relating to the sky or the heavens. Stars and planets are celestial bodies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.celestial - of or relating to the sky; "celestial map"; "a heavenly body"
2.celestial - relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven; "celestial beings"; "heavenly hosts"
3.celestial - of heaven or the spirit; "celestial peace"; "ethereal melodies"; "the supernal happiness of a quiet death"
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god

celestial

adjective
1. astronomical, planetary, stellar, astral, extraterrestrial the clusters of celestial bodies in the ever-expanding universe

celestial

adjective
1. Of or relating to the heavens:
Translations
سَماوي
небесен
nebeský
guddommelighimmelsk
égimennyei
himin-
dangausdangiškas
debess-
göklere aitgöksel

celestial

[sɪˈlestɪəl] ADJ (lit, fig) → celestial

celestial

[sɪˈlɛstiəl] adjcéleste

celestial

adjhimmlisch; (Astron) → Himmels-

celestial

[sɪˈlɛstɪəl] adj (also) (fig) → celestiale, celeste

celestial

(səˈlestiəl) , ((American) səˈlestʃəl) adjective
of heaven or the skies. Stars are celestial bodies.
References in classic literature ?
Among the age old arts of the celestials none is more strangely inspiring than that of medicine.
Likewise as a warning to Celestials not to take on airs.
With every roll of the ship the long rows of sitting Celestials would sway forward brokenly, and her headlong dives knocked together the line of shaven polls from end to end.
Nothing delighted you more than to have me tie my piece bags on your backs for burdens, give you hats and sticks and rolls of paper, and let you travel through the house from the cellar, which was the City of Destruction, up, up, to the housetop, where you had all the lovely things you could collect to make a Celestial City.
It mattered little for his object, whether celestial or from what other region.
Other poets have warbled the praises of the soft eye of the antelope, and the lovely plumage of the bird that never alights; less celestial, I celebrate a tail.
Maybe I understood because I saw her in that early hour of the morning when even the stony Memnon sings, in that mystical light of the young day when divine exiled things, condemned to rough bondage through the noon, are for a short magical hour their own celestial selves, their unearthly glory as yet unhidden by any earthly disguise.
So much the rather thou Celestial light Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers Irradiate, there plant eyes, all mist from thence Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.
They spend the greatest part of their lives in observing the celestial bodies, which they do by the assistance of glasses, far excelling ours in goodness.
IN PARTICULAR This Work Is Dedicated By A Humble Native Of Flatland In the Hope that Even as he was Initiated into the Mysteries OF THREE DIMENSIONS Having been previously conversant With ONLY TWO So the Citizens of that Celestial Region May aspire yet higher and higher To the Secrets of FOUR FIVE or EVEN SIX Dimensions Thereby contributing To the Enlargement of THE IMAGINATION And the possible Development Of that most and excellent GIFT of MODESTY Among the Superior Races Of SOLID HUMANITY
Her ebony brows have the form and charm of the bow of Kama, the god of love, and beneath her long silken lashes the purest reflections and a celestial light swim, as in the sacred lakes of Himalaya, in the black pupils of her great clear eyes.
A thing of stone beside Lake Kouen-ming Has for a thousand autumns borne the name Of the Celestial Weaver.