(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. celestial (See heaven); blessed, angelic, saintly, holy; informal, delectable, delightful, wonderful, marvelous. See goodness.Ant., Satanic.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Concerning heaven]
Syn. paradisiacal, celestial, supernal; see angelic , divine 1 , holy 1 .
2. [*Much approved of or liked]
Syn. blissful, sweet, enjoyable; see excellent , pleasant 1 , 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
blissful, glorious, divine, beautiful, holy, sublime, wonderful, extramundane, spiritual, beatific, ethereal.
ANT.: hellish, horrible, demonic
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Giving great pleasure or delight: charming, delectable, delicious, delightful, enchanting, luscious. Informal: darling. See GOOD, HAPPY, LIKE. 2. Highly pleasing, especially to the sense of taste: ambrosial, appetizing, delectable, delicious, luscious, savory, scrumptious, tasteful, tasty, toothsome. Slang: yummy. See GOOD, INGESTION. 3. Of or relating to the heavens: celestial, empyreal. See PLACE. 4. Of or relating to heaven: celestial, divine, paradisaic, paradisaical, paradisal, paradisiac, paradisiacal. See RELIGION. 5. Of, from, like, or being a god or God: deific, divine, godlike, godly, holy. See RELIGION.

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