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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. of or relating to the sky or heavens;
- Example: "the empyrean sphere"
[syn: empyrean, empyreal]

2. inspiring awe;
- Example: "well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin
- Example: "empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso
- Example: "the sublime beauty of the night"
[syn: empyreal, empyrean, sublime]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Empyreal \Em*pyr"e*al\, a. [L. empyrius, empyreus, fiery, Gr. ?, ?, in fire, fiery; ? in + ? fire. See In, and Fire.] Formed of pure fire or light; refined beyond a["e]rial substance; pertaining to the highest and purest region of heaven. [1913 Webster] Go, soar with Plato to the empyreal sphere. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Empyreal air, oxygen gas. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Empyreal \Em*pyr"e*al\, n. Empyrean. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

empyreal adj 1: of or relating to the sky or heavens; "the empyrean sphere" [syn: empyrean, empyreal] 2: inspiring awe; "well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin; "empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso; "the sublime beauty of the night" [syn: empyreal, empyrean, sublime]