Ethereal - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |iˈθɪriəl|  American pronunciation of the word ethereal
Brit.  |ɪˈθɪərɪəl|  British pronunciation of the word ethereal

adjective

- characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air(syn: aerial, aeriform, aery, airy)

physical rather than ethereal forms

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

ethereal melodies

- characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy(syn: gossamer)

this smallest and most ethereal of birds

Examples

The windows give the church an ethereal glow.

...that ethereal attribute that every performer should have—charisma...

A hummingbird is the smallest, most ethereal and daintiest of birds.

His music is ethereal.

this smallest and most ethereal of birds

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