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Celestial vs. Heavenly

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  • Celestial (adjective)

    Heavenly, divine, in either a religious or figurative sense.

  • Celestial (adjective)

    Relating to the sky or space.

  • Celestial (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the highest degree of glory.

  • Celestial (noun)

    An inhabitant of heaven.

  • Celestial (noun)

    A native of China.

  • Celestial (noun)

    by extension, an East Asian person.

  • Heavenly (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the heaven believed in by many religions.

  • Heavenly (adjective)

    : of or pertaining to the regarded as the realm of the sun, moon, planets, and stars.

  • Heavenly (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the kingdom of God; divine.

  • Heavenly (adjective)

    Strongly or sublimely beautiful or pleasurable.

    "Oh, please continue giving me a massage – itβ€²s absolutely heavenly."

  • Heavenly (adverb)

    In a manner like that of heaven; by the influence or agency of heaven; divinely, miraculously.

  • Heavenly (adverb)

    To a degree such as to elicit great pleasure.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Celestial (adjective)

    Belonging to the aërial regions, or visible heavens.

  • Celestial (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the spiritual heaven; heavenly; divine.

  • Celestial (adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Chinese, or Celestial, Empire, of the Chinese people.

  • Celestial (noun)

    An inhabitant of heaven.

  • Celestial (noun)

    A native of China; a Chinaman; a Chinese.

  • Heavenly (adjective)

    Pertaining to, resembling, or inhabiting heaven; celestial; not earthly; as, heavenly regions; heavenly music.

  • Heavenly (adjective)

    Appropriate to heaven in character or happiness; perfect; pure; supremely blessed; as, a heavenly race; the heavenly, throng.

  • Heavenly (adverb)

    In a manner resembling that of heaven.

  • Heavenly (adverb)

    By the influence or agency of heaven.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Celestial (adjective)

    of or relating to the sky;

    "celestial map"

    "a heavenly body"

  • Celestial (adjective)

    relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven;

    "celestial beings"

    "heavenly hosts"

  • Celestial (adjective)

    of heaven or the spirit;

    "celestial peace"

    "ethereal melodies"

    "the supernal happiness of a quiet death"

  • Heavenly (adjective)

    relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven;

    "celestial beings"

    "heavenly hosts"

  • Heavenly (adjective)

    of or relating to the sky;

    "celestial map"

    "a heavenly body"

  • Heavenly (adjective)

    of or belonging to heaven or god

Princeton's WordNet

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