Definition of paradisal in English:


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Pronunciation: /parəˈdʌɪs(ə)l


  • (Of a place or state) ideal or idyllic; heavenly: she told me tales of her paradisal childhood
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    • One East German poet included a portrayal of Prometheus not as benefactor but as ‘the enemy who brought war and inequality into the once paradisal world and produced human misfortune by offending the gods.’
    • I fell in love with one of the girls as she told me tales of her paradisal childhood as the gardener's daughter in a castle in East Prussia.
    • Jackson's versions of happy endings often entail a paradisal communion of human and animal.
    heavenly, idyllic, blissful, divine, sublime, Elysian, perfect
    literary Arcadian

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