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Synonyms for etherealɪˈθɪər i əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal(adj)

    characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air

    "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"

    celestial, supernal, aery, aeriform, windy, ethereal, airy, airlike, impractical, aerial, visionary, gossamer, aired

    substantial, material, earthly, real, rugged

  2. ethereal(adj)

    of or containing or dissolved in ether

    "ethereal solution"

    supernal, celestial, aerial, gossamer, aery, aeriform, airy

    real, material, substantial, rugged, earthly

  3. celestial, ethereal, supernal(adj)

    of heaven or the spirit

    "celestial peace"; "ethereal melodies"; "the supernal happiness of a quiet death"

    heavenly, supernal, aery, aeriform, ethereal, airy, celestial, aerial, gossamer

    substantial, real, rugged, material, earthly

  4. ethereal, gossamer(adj)

    characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy

    "this smallest and most ethereal of birds"; "gossamer shading through his playing"

    vapourous, celestial, aery, cobwebby, diaphanous, sheer, see-through, aerial, vaporous, gossamer, airy, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, aeriform, supernal, transparent, ethereal

    substantial, material, real, rugged, earthly

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ethereal

    Aerial and airy both signify of or belonging to the air, but airy also describes that which seems as if made of air; we speak of airy shapes, airy nothings, where we could not well say aerial; ethereal describes its object as belonging to the upper air, the pure ether, and so, often, heavenly. Sprightly, spiritlike, refers to light, free, cheerful activity of mind and body. That which is lively or animated may be agreeable or the reverse; as, an animated discussion; a lively company.

    aerial, airy, animated, fairylike, frolicsome, gay, joyous, light, lively, sprightly

    clumsy, dull, heavy, inert, ponderous, slow, sluggish, stony, wooden

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ethereal(a.)

    airy, aerial, empyreal, light, volatile

  2. ethereal(a.)

    celestial, heavenly

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