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seraphic

[si-raf-ik] /sɪˈræf ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, like, or befitting a seraph.
Also, seraphical.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; < Medieval Latin seraphicus. See seraphim, -ic
Related forms
seraphically, adverb
seraphicalness, noun
nonseraphic, adjective
nonseraphical, adjective
nonseraphically, adverb
superseraphic, adjective
superseraphical, adjective
superseraphically, adverb
unseraphic, adjective
unseraphical, adjective
unseraphically, adverb
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Examples from the web for seraphic
  • In a dream or vision he had known the ecstasy of seraphic life.
  • They are also the warm, seraphic beams accorded to individuals who walk a righteous path.
  • His seraphic reputation confronts him at every turn.
British Dictionary definitions for seraphic

seraphic

/sɪˈræfɪk/
adjective
1.
of or resembling a seraph
2.
blissfully serene; rapt
Derived Forms
seraphically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for seraphic
adj.

1630s, from Church Latin seraphicus, from seraphim (see seraph). Related: Seraphical (1560s).

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