HyperDic: ethereal

English > 4 senses of the word ethereal:
ADJECTIVEallethereal, aeriform, aerial, airy, aerycharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality
pertetherealof or containing or dissolved in ether
allethereal, celestial, supernalof heaven or the spirit
allethereal, gossamercharacterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
ethereal > pronunciation
Soundsihthih'riyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > ethereal: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air.
Example "physical rather than ethereal forms"
Synonymsaeriform, aerial, airy, aery
Broaderinsubstantial, unsubstantial, unreallacking material form or substance
Spanishetéreo
English > ethereal: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or containing or dissolved in ether.
Example"ethereal solution"
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Spanishetéreo
Nounsethera colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid / liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
etherany of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom
English > ethereal: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf heaven or the spirit.
Example "ethereal melodies"
Synonymscelestial, supernal
BroaderheavenlyOf or belonging to heaven or god
Spanishceleste, celestial, etéreo
Catalanceleste, celestial, eteri
Nounsetherthe fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water
English > ethereal: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningCharacterized by unusual lightness and delicacy.
Example"this smallest and most ethereal of birds"
Synonymgossamer
Broaderdelicateexquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing
Spanishetéreo

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