Synonyms for ethereal

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ih-theer-ee-uh l
Phonetic Transcription : ɪˈθɪər i əl

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Définition of ethereal

Origin :
  • 1510s, "of the highest regions of the atmosphere," from ether + -al (1); extended sense of "light, airy" is from 1590s. Meaning "spiritlike, immaterial" is from 1640s. Related: Ethereally.
  • adj delicate, heavenly
Example sentences :
  • Deep were my musings, as to the race and attributes of that ethereal being.
  • Extract from : « The Vision of the Fountain (From "Twice Told Tales") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • She waved her hand to Edgar Vaughan, with a gesture of ethereal triumph.
  • Extract from : « Sylph Etherege » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • She had all the ethereal beauty of the saints relieved from their bodies.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • We start off in pursuit of them in an ethereal heaven, in the infinite of our dreams.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • Few of the flowers merely meant for ornament are so ethereal as a potato.
  • Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
  • And then she went off, vanishing down the passage as light, as ethereal, as a shadow.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • There was the ethereal ocean in which this great shape swam!
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930 » by Various
  • Vesuvius was almost blotted out, Capri an ethereal silhouette.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • It is, perhaps, what constitutes the ethereal condition of love.
  • Extract from : « Lord Kilgobbin » by Charles Lever
  • In the pale light of the lanterns Bettina's beauty was more than ever ethereal.
  • Extract from : « Glory of Youth » by Temple Bailey

Antonyms for ethereal

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