Meaning of ethereal

e•the•re•al

Pronunciation: (i-thēr'ē-ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. light, airy, or tenuous: an ethereal world created through the poetic imagination.
  2. extremely delicate or refined: ethereal beauty.
  3. heavenly or celestial: gone to his ethereal home.
  4. of or pertaining to the upper regions of space.
  5. pertaining to, containing, or resembling ethyl ether.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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