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Definition of the adjective paradisal

What does paradisal mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. relating to or befitting Paradise

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Google previewAn Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols (1987)

by J. C. Cooper

Nudity The natural, innocent, paradisal state; birth; creation; resurrection in rebirth; also stripping the self of worldly wealth and ambition; renunciation; unveiled reality and truth. A nude woman symbolizes the Tellus Mater, Dame Nature. A hero ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler, David Crystal

paradisal, paradisean, paradisiac(al), paradisial ”, paradisian”, paradisic(al), of which the asterisked ones are badly formed. Paradisal is perhaps the least intolerable, & that perhaps because it retains the ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Islam (2008)

by Cyril Glassé

Since Islam is the return to the pri- mordiality of Adam, the whole earth is once more symbolically the paradisal garden, from any point of which, man, like Adam, may talk in sacred speech with God. See also BLACK STONE: HUR: TAWAF.

Google previewThe Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology (2017)

by Finney

Bucolic settings with shepherds, maritime settings with fishermen — both play conspicuous roles in defining the character of the earliest Christian sarcophagus reliefs evoking paradisal associations (Koch.2000 , ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Shelley (2013)

by M. Garrett

and in Epipsychidion imagines a paradisal island in the Aegean (430). But the alleged author of the poem, like Shelley, has not beentothe realGreece andthe Advertisement ...

Google previewThe Watkins Dictionary of Symbols (2012)

by Jack Tresidder

See Ark Child Purity, potentiality, innocence, spontaneity – a symbol of the natural, paradisal state, free of anxiety. In iconography the child can also stand for mystic knowledge, openness to faith, as in the alchemist's image of a crowned child ...

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Scrabble value of P3A1R1A1D2I1S1A1L1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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