Celestial - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |səˈlestʃl|  American pronunciation of the word celestial
Brit.  |sɪˈlɛstɪəl|  British pronunciation of the word celestial


- of heaven or the spirit(syn: ethereal, supernal)

celestial peace


Stars, planets, asteroids, and other celestial bodies

The late afternoon sunlight gave the room a celestial glow.

We have seen a Chinese map of the world, in which the Celestial country occupies the entire space.

...in the expenditure of his psychic energies, he strives to strike a balance between the celestial and the terrene...

...among some ancient peoples, solar eclipses were often seen as celestial bodings of earthly calamities...

Copernicus generalized the celestial motions

Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies

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