Definición de ethereal en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /əˈTHirēəl/


1Extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world: her ethereal beauty a singer who has a weirdly ethereal voice
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Her delicate features accentuated her ethereal beauty.
  • Her voice is light but never ethereal, grounded but never guttural.
  • She looked as divine as she always did this evening, her golden jewelry jingling and gleaming in the ethereal light, and her soft, thin white gown billowing about her.
1.1Heavenly or spiritual: ethereal, otherworldly visions
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Or was it something more ethereal, more spiritual?
  • From time to time she would go completely limp, as her spirit slipped from her body into the ethereal plane, feeling the ebb and flow of the thought stream that had caught her attention.
  • As I was saying, everything spiritual - ghosts, demons, spirits and deities - inhabit the ethereal plane.
2 Chemistry (Of a solution) having diethyl ether as a solvent.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Lipids were extracted according to the method of Bligh and Dyer, followed by methylation with ethereal diazomethane.
  • The dried samples were methylated with fresh ethereal diazomethane.
  • The aqueous phase was re-extracted with ether and the combined ethereal extracts washed with water until free from alkali.



Pronunciación: /əˌTHirēəˈalədē/ /ēˌTHirēəˈalədē/ /eˌTHirēəˈalədē/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The hypnotic ethereality of the opening image is suddenly broken as Ryan's alarmed mother unwraps the boy from the window curtain cocoon and scolds him with the combination of worry and fear that hounds mothers in this Glasgow ghetto.
  • Tebenikhin plays the two slow main themes in the first movement with the right mixture of regret and ethereality, and he renders the dark and profound development section as well as anyone ever has.
  • She was most admired for her lightness and ethereality as a dancer and of her many roles she was most closely associated with Giselle - many considered her reading of it to be definitive.


Pronunciación: /əˈTHirēəˌlīz/ /ēˈTHirēəˌlīz/ /eˈTHirēəˌlīz/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He tries hard to etherealize both the Zionist movement and the State of Israel.
  • As blossoms etherealize and sublimate their substances into scent, radiant color and wafting pollen, these substances become more spiritualized but also less alive.


Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In fact, Thomas is radiantly healthy and almost ethereally beautiful.
  • This book has an atmosphere so ethereally unsettling, it will haunt you for weeks.
  • It is, certainly, painfully lovely, achingly gorgeous, exasperatingly lyrical, sumptuously spellbinding, ethereally hypnotic, and, above all, transcendentally sublime.


Early 16th century: via Latin from Greek aitherios (from aithēr 'ether') + -al.

Palabras que riman con ethereal

arterial, bacterial, cereal, criterial, ferial, funereal, immaterial, imperial, magisterial, managerial, material, ministerial, presbyterial, serial, sidereal, venereal, biomaterial

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División en sílabas: e·the·re·al

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