UNIDYLLIC

idyllic

[ahy-dil-ik]
adjective
1.
suitable for or suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple or rustic: his idyllic life in Tahiti.
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an idyll.

Origin:
1855–60; idyll + -ic

idyllically, adverb
nonidyllic, adjective
nonidyllically, adverb
unidyllic, adjective


1. unspoiled, sylvan, pastoral, arcadian.
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idyllic (ɪˈdɪlɪk, aɪ-)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to an idyll
2.  charming; picturesque
 
idyllically
 
adv

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idyllic
1856, Amer.Eng., "full of natural, simple charm," lit. "suitable for an idyll;" from idyll.
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