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ethereal meaning and definition

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ETHEREAL adjective

Definition of ethereal (adjective)

  1. characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
    • "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
    • synonyms: aerial, aeriform, aery, airy
  2. of or containing or dissolved in ether
    • "ethereal solution"
  3. of heaven or the spirit
    • "celestial peace"; "ethereal melodies"; "the supernal happiness of a quiet death"
    • synonyms: celestial, supernal
  4. characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
    • "this smallest and most ethereal of birds"; "gossamer shading through his playing"
    • synonyms: gossamer
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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