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Dictionary definition for: Ethereal

1. (s) characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies" "an airy apparition" "physical rather than ethereal forms"

2. (a) of or containing or dissolved in ether; "ethereal solution"

3. (s) of heaven or the spirit; "celestial peace" "ethereal melodies" "the supernal happiness of a quiet death"

4. (s) characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy; "this smallest and most ethereal of birds" "gossamer shading through his playing"

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