Celestial meaning

sə-lĕs'chəl
A heavenly being; a god or angel.
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Of or relating to heaven; divine.

Celestial beings.

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The definition of celestial is relating to the sky or heavens or the spiritual heaven.

An example of celestial is the nature of a sky.

An example of celestial is the nature of an angel.

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Of or relating to the Chinese people or to the former Chinese Empire.
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Of or in the sky or universe, as planets or stars.
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Any being regarded as living in heaven.
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A celestial is defined as a dweller of heaven.

An example of celestial is an angel.

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Of the former Chinese Empire.
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Relating to the celestial sphere or to any of the coordinate systems by which the position of an object, such as a star or planet, is represented on it.
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Of or relating to the sky or physical universe as understood in astronomy.

Planets are celestial bodies.

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Relating to the sky or the heavens. Stars and planets are celestial bodies.
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Supremely good; sublime.

Celestial happiness.

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Relating to heaven in a religious sense.

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Relating to the sky or space.
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(Mormonism) Of or pertaining to the highest degree of glory.
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An inhabitant of heaven.
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(obsolete, sometimes capitalized) A native of China.
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(obsolete, slang) By extension, an East Asian person.
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Origin of celestial

  • Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin celestiālis from Latin caelestis from caelum sky
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French celestial, from Medieval Latin caelestialis, from Latin caelestis, from caelum (“sky, heaven”).
    From Wiktionary
  • From Celestial Empire, a formerly used name for China.
    From Wiktionary