celestial definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding the sky and/or heavens: Planets are celestial bodies.
    • Of or associated with heaven; divine: celestial beings.
    • Supremely great; sublime: celestial joy.
    • Of or concerning the Chinese folks or to the previous Chinese Empire.
    • concerning heaven in a religious sense.
    • concerning the sky or room.
    • Of or with respect to the best level of fame.
    • of the aërial regions, or noticeable heavens.
    • Of or regarding the religious paradise; heavenly; divine.
    • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Chinese, or Celestial, Empire, regarding the Chinese men and women.
    • relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
    • of paradise and/or character
    • of or concerning the sky
  • noun:
    • A heavenly being; a god or angel.
    • An inhabitant of heaven.
    • (sometimes capitalized) A native of China.
    • by expansion, an East Asian person.
    • An inhabitant of heaven.
    • A native of Asia; a Chinaman; a Chinese.
    • An inhabitant of paradise.
    • [capitalized] A popular title for a native of China, the “Celestial Empire.”
  • others:
    • Of or related to the sky or noticeable paradise: as, the celestial world; “the twelve celestial indications,”
    • Heavenly; belonging or relating to, or characteristic of, paradise; home in heaven; ergo, of exceptional excellence, pleasure, purity, etc.: as, a celestial being; celestial felicity.

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