seventh heaven


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seventh heaven

n.
1. A state of great joy and satisfaction.
2. The farthest of the concentric spheres containing the stars and constituting the dwelling place of God and the angels in the Muslim and kabbalist systems.

seventh heaven

n
1. (Islam) the final state of eternal bliss, esp according to Talmudic and Muslim eschatology
2. (Judaism) the final state of eternal bliss, esp according to Talmudic and Muslim eschatology
3. a state of supreme happiness
[C19: so named from the belief that there are seven levels of heaven, the seventh and most exalted being the abode of God and the angels]

sev′enth heav′en


n.
1. (esp. in Islam and the cabala) the highest heaven, where God and the most exalted angels dwell.
2. a state of intense happiness; bliss.
[1810–20]
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Noun1.seventh heaven - a state of extreme happinessseventh heaven - a state of extreme happiness  
ecstasy, rapture - a state of elated bliss
elation - an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression

seventh heaven

noun ecstasy, transports, Utopia, raptures, rhapsodies After I was given my first camera I was in seventh heaven.

seventh heaven

noun
A state of elated bliss:
Informal: cloud nine.
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Anne was graciously pleased to accept it and rewarded the donor with a smile which exalted that infatuated youth straightway into the seventh heaven of delight and caused him to make such fearful errors in his dictation that Mr.
Peter was in the seventh heaven because Felicity had given him a present--and, moreover, one that she had made herself.
Lieutenant Smith-Oldwick, on his part, was in the seventh heaven of elation.
Why, when she played her one-two-three, tum-tum-tum, I was in the seventh heaven of bliss.
I kissed Miss Mills's hand; and we all seemed, to my thinking, to go straight up to the seventh heaven.
Going out with my head in the air, and my senses in the seventh heaven, I jostled an elderly gentleman passing before the garden gate.
Whilst I was in the seventh heaven, soaring above the clouds at the bare sight of Judith, my friend Renard (who, as you see, fairly deserved his name) arrived at an understanding with the girl, and to such good purpose, that they were married forthwith after the custom of her country, without waiting for permission, which would have been too long in coming.
The lovely melody which the Adagio of Mozart's Fifteenth Sonata has given to violin and piano flowed smoothly at last--and Julius Delamayn soared to the seventh heaven of musical delight.
But roses only bloom in summer; whereas the fine carnation of their cheeks is perennial as sunlight in the seventh heavens.
BUOYANT Boro were in seventh heaven on Sunday as they demolished another hoodoo and maintained their top two Championship charge.
Peterkin formerly owned the Seventh Heaven lapdance club in Glasgow.
The Nest builds on Al Barari's successful second phase of residential projects -- the Seventh Heaven, which sold out within 48 hours.

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