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heav·en·ly

 (hĕv′ən-lē)
adj.
1. Sublime; delightful; enchanting.
2. Relating to the firmament; celestial: the sun and other heavenly bodies.
3. Relating to the abode of God; divine.

heav′en·li·ness n.

heavenly

(ˈhɛvənlɪ)
adj
1. informal alluring, wonderful, or sublime
2. (Astronomy) of or occurring in space: a heavenly body.
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) divine; holy
ˈheavenliness n

heav•en•ly

(ˈhɛv ən li)

adj.
1. of or in the heavens: the heavenly bodies.
2. of or pertaining to the heaven of God, the angels, etc.
3. resembling or befitting heaven; blissful; sublime; delightful.
4. divine or celestial: heavenly peace.
[before 1000]
heav′en•li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heavenly - relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven; "celestial beings"; "heavenly hosts"
2.heavenly - of or relating to the sky; "celestial map"; "a heavenly body"
3.heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god
supernal - being or coming from on high; "interpret the plague as a visitation from heaven, a supernal punishment for the sins of men"
immortal - not subject to death
sacred - concerned with religion or religious purposes; "sacred texts"; "sacred rites"; "sacred music"
earthly - of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home"

heavenly

adjective
1. celestial, holy, divine, blessed, blest, immortal, supernatural, angelic, extraterrestrial, superhuman, godlike, beatific, cherubic, seraphic, supernal (literary), empyrean (poetic), paradisaical heavenly beings whose function it is to serve God
celestial worldly, human, earthly, secular
2. (Informal) wonderful, lovely, delightful, beautiful, entrancing, divine (informal), glorious, exquisite, sublime, alluring, blissful, ravishing, rapturous The idea of spending two weeks with him seems heavenly.
wonderful bad, terrible, awful, depressing, appalling, dull, horrible, grim, dreadful, miserable, unpleasant, gloomy, rotten (informal), dire, dreary, vile, lousy (slang), horrid, abysmal, frightful, disagreeable, abominable, hellacious (U.S. slang)

heavenly

adjective
1. Giving great pleasure or delight:
Informal: darling.
2. Highly pleasing, especially to the sense of taste:
Slang: yummy.
3. Of or relating to the heavens:
5. Of, from, like, or being a god or God:
Translations
جَميل، رائِعسَماوي، من السَّماء
božskýnebeský
himmelsk
taivaallinen
égifenségesmennyei
himneskuryndislegur
çok güzelgöğe aitharikulâdekutsaltanrısal

heavenly

[ˈhevnlɪ]
A. ADJ
1. (Rel) → celestial
Heavenly FatherPadre m celestial
2. (= lovely) → divino
B. CPD heavenly body N (Astron) → cuerpo m celeste

heavenly

[ˈhɛvənli] adj
(= divine) → divin(e)
(= lovely) → merveilleux/euseheavenly body ncorps m célesteheaven-sent heaven sent [ˌhɛvənˈsɛnt] adj [opportunity] → providentiel(le)

heavenly

adj
himmlisch, Himmels-; heavenly bodyHimmelskörper m; heavenly hosthimmlische Heerscharen pl; heavenly peacehimmlischer Frieden
(inf: = delightful) → himmlisch, traumhaft

heavenly

[ˈhɛvnlɪ] adj (Rel) → celeste, divino/a (fam) (delightful) → divino/a
heavenly kingdom → regno dei cieli

heaven

(ˈhevn) noun
1. in some religions, the place where God or the gods live, and where good people go when they die.
2. the sky. He raised his eyes to heaven / the heavens.
3. (something which brings) great happiness. `This is heaven', she said, lying on the beach in the sun.
ˈheavenly adverb
1. very pleasant; beautiful. What a heavenly colour!
2. of or from heaven.
ˈheavenliness noun
ˈheavens (also good heavens) () interjection
an expression of surprise, dismay etc. Heavens! I forgot to buy your birthday present.
heavenly bodies
the sun, moon, planets, stars.
ˌheaven-ˈsent adjective
very lucky or convenient. a heaven-sent opportunity.
for heaven's sake
an expression used to show anger, surprise etc. For heaven's sake, stop making that noise!
heaven knows
1. I don't know. Heaven knows what he's trying to do.
2. certainly. Heaven knows I've tried to help.
thank heavens
an expression used to show that a person is glad something has (not) happened. Thank heavens he isn't coming!; Thank heavens for that!
References in classic literature ?
Come, saints and sinners, hear me tell How pious priests whip Jack and Nell, And women buy and children sell, And preach all sinners down to hell, And sing of heavenly union.
The recognition of man's free will as something capable of influencing historical events, that is, as not subject to laws, is the same for history as the recognition of a free force moving the heavenly bodies would be for astronomy.
I think I can still hear this learned and devout man--for his soul was filled with devotion to the dread Being that could hold a universe in subjection to His will--dwelling with delight on all the discoveries among the heavenly bodies, that the recent improvements in science and mechanics have enabled the astronomers to make.
The sick and perishing--it was they who despised the body and the earth, and invented the heavenly world, and the redeeming blood-drops; but even those sweet and sad poisons they borrowed from the body and the earth!
Gracious heavenly Father--that's the way the ministers say it in church, so I suppose it's all right in private prayer, isn't it?
In the intermediate space there were judges seated, who commanded the just, after they had given judgment on them and had bound their sentences in front of them, to ascend by the heavenly way on the right hand; and in like manner the unjust were bidden by them to descend by the lower way on the left hand; these also bore the symbols of their deeds, but fastened on their backs.
Sweet Faustus, think of heaven and heavenly things.
These heavenly blessings had seemed mere than enough for nearly five years, during which the good sister and I had kept house together, leading a life of tranquil happy days.
Mr Allworthy answered to all this, and much more, which the captain had urged on this subject, "That, however guilty the parents might be, the children were certainly innocent: that as to the texts he had quoted, the former of them was a particular denunciation against the Jews, for the sin of idolatry, of relinquishing and hating their heavenly King; and the latter was parabolically spoken, and rather intended to denote the certain and necessary consequences of sin, than any express judgment against it.
And so, through all the thick mists of the dim doubts in my mind, divine intuitions now and then shoot, enkindling my fog with a heavenly ray.
It was a heavenly party," she cried, taking off her hat and cape.
There she went in and put to the glittering doors, and there the Graces bathed her with heavenly oil such as blooms upon the bodies of the eternal gods -- oil divinely sweet, which she had by her, filled with fragrance.