Definition of Heavenward

1. Adjective. Directed toward heaven or the sky. "The soul in its heavenward flight"

Exact synonyms: Skyward
Similar to: Up

2. Adverb. Toward heaven. "He pointed heavenward"
Exact synonyms: Heavenwardly, Heavenwards

Definition of Heavenward

1. a & adv. Toward heaven.

Definition of Heavenward

1. Adverb. toward heaven ¹

2. Adjective. which leads toward heaven ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heavenward

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Heavenward

heavenized
heavenizes
heavenizing
heavenlier
heavenliest
heavenlike
heavenliness
heavenlinesses
heavenly
heavenly bodies
heavenly body
heavenlyminded
heavenric
heavens
heavens above
heavenward (current term)
heavenwardly
heavenwards
heaver
heavers
heaves
heavied
heavier
heavier-than-air
heavier-than-air craft
heavies
heaviest
heavily
heavily traveled
heaviness

Literary usage of Heavenward

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly (1909)
"But when his hasting spirit heavenward came, A stern voice cried—'0 Soul! what dost thou here?' " 1x>ve I foreswore, and wine, and kept my vow To live a ..."

2. The New Laokoon: An Essay on the Confusion of the Arts by Irving Babbitt (1910)
"in like manner stately church music may once more rise heavenward as a cathedral." ' In England Coleridge and Hazlitt write very much to the purpose on ..."

3. Diary of John Manningham, of the Middle Temple, and of Bradbourne, Kent by John Manningham (1868)
"Wee knowe by our Spirit ascending to God: the Spirit like f'yre, still ascendeth, like a steele toucht with the magnet turnes northward, soe this heavenward ..."

4. Guesses at Truth by Julius Charles Hare, Augustus William Hare (1847)
"... Christ and the Holy Spirit vouchsafe to uphold our prayers, and to breathe the power of faith into them, so that they may mount heavenward, and to bear ..."

5. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low, Publishers' Circular, Sampson Low, Son and Marston (1882)
"(Frederick) Turning Pointe in Life, 2 vols, post 8vo, 21s; 10s 6d Bentley-6 Pilgrims heavenward, 12mo, 3s 6d Ward $ L (G.) Poems; new and complete edit. ed. ..."

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