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- adj. Of or resembling paradise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as paradisiac.
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- adj. relating to or befitting Paradise
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The Californians may be excused for using the term paradisiacal about such scenes.
The first, or Golden Age, is described as a paradisiacal state, feebly representing the bliss of the first pair in
At the sight of all these things the companions of the angels exclaimed, "Behold heaven in form! wherever we turn our eyes we feel an influx of somewhat celestially-paradisiacal, which is not to be expressed."
The first trees were the most excellent of all, abounding with the choicest fruits, and were called paradisiacal trees, being such as are never seen in any country of the natural world, because none such ever grew or could grow there.
His answer offers no fairy tales of salvation or a paradisiacal afterlife.
Fletcher Christian and his conspirators, by contrast, eventually settled on the paradisiacal Pitcairn Island, where life descended into a Hobbesian hell when the new inhabitants turned on one another.
For the first European visitors, these islands, above all Tahiti, seemed paradisiacal dreamlands of free love and unashamed physical beauty.
The idea is to compare the evil, vicious George Osborne, who actually wants to "crush" our economy, with the paradisiacal days just before the last election.
He was a poet, a fantastic re-creator of experience, a maker of paradisiacal sentences that leave me hungry for life.
Patrick Leigh Fermor was a maker of paradisiacal sentences that leave the reader hungry for life.