empyreal

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin empyreus, from Ancient Greek ἐμπύρος (empúros, fiery), from ἐν (en, en-) + πῦρ (pûr, fire) (English pyre).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɛmˈpɪɹɪəl/, /ɛmpɪˈɹiː.əl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɛmˈpɪɹ.i.əl/
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Adjective[edit]

empyreal (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the highest heaven or the empyrean; celestial; sublime; exalted.
  2. Of the sky or heavens.
  3. Fiery, made of pure fire.

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