Definition of Paradise

1. Noun. Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.

Exact synonyms: Eden, Heaven, Nirvana, Promised Land, Shangri-la
Generic synonyms: Part, Region
Derivative terms: Paradisal, Paradisiacal



2. Noun. (Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death.
Generic synonyms: Heaven
Category relationships: Christian Religion, Christianity
Derivative terms: Paradisal, Paradisiacal

Definition of Paradise

1. n. The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation.

2. v. t. To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch.

Definition of Paradise

1. Proper noun. (religion) Heaven. ¹

2. Proper noun. (religion) The Garden of Eden. ¹

3. Noun. (chiefly religion) Heaven. ¹

4. Noun. (figuratively) A very pleasant place. ¹

5. Noun. (figuratively) A very positive experience. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paradise

1. a place of extreme beauty or delight [n -S]

Medical Definition of Paradise

1. To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch. 1. The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation. 2. The abode of sanctified souls after death. "To-day shalt thou be with me in paradise." (Luke xxiii. 43) "It sounds to him like her mother's voice, Singing in Paradise." (Longfellow) 3. A place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight; hence, a state of happiness. "The earth Shall be all paradise." (Milton) "Wrapt in the very paradise of some creative vision." (Beaconsfield) 4. An open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc. 5. A churchyard or cemetery. Fool's paradise. See Fool, and Limbo. Grains of paradise. See Whidah. Origin: OE. & F. Paradis, L. Paradisus, fr. Gr. Paradeisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairidaeza an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. Dih to smear, and E. Dough. Cf. Parvis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paradise

paradigmatize
paradigmatized
paradigmatizes
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paradiorthoses
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paradipsia
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paradisal
paradise (current term)
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paradisean
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paradocrasite
paradoctor
paradoctors

Literary usage of Paradise

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1. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1906)
"paradise Lost, and paradise Regained. Birmingham, Baskerville, 1758. 2 vols., 8vo. ... paradise Regain'd, and Samson Agonistes. First edition. ..."

2. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"paradise Lost is the last and belated voice of a great age that was gone. ... For its public appreciation, paradise Lost had to wait not only till the ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"paradise Lost is the last and belated voice of a great age that -was gone. ... paradise Lost had to wait not only till the Revolution but even later, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"Similarly the Zoroastrians speak of their paradise-mountain ... It appears that originally the Hebrew paradise-mountain was placed in heaven, ..."

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