Earthly and Heavenly


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Earthly adjective – Having to do with life on earth especially as opposed to that in heaven.
Usage example: a sermon against our obsession with earthly pursuits

Heavenly is an antonym for earthly in topics: worldly, conceivable.
Nearby Words: earth, earthy, earthen
Antonyms for Earthly


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Heavenly adjective – Of, relating to, or suggesting heaven.
Usage example: heavenly hosts singing “Alleluia!”

Earthly is an antonym for heavenly in topics: celestial, very pleasant.
Nearby Word: heaven
Antonyms for Heavenly
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Things that words describes

body earthly body heavenly body
plane earthly plane heavenly plane
existence earthly existence heavenly existence
incarnation earthly incarnation heavenly incarnation
Other nouns: gods, powers, bodies, beings, deities.

Both words in one sentence

  • Happily Adopted Hercules seems to accept both his earthly and heavenly parents as legit.
  • Gentleman Snarker: Talbot, who repeats the Presbyterian wisecrack that as Charles is making such effort to get an earthly crown he wishes him a heavenly one.
  • Tyrion Lannister wants to take a crossbow with him when he dies so that he can thank the heavenly Father the same way he did the earthly one.
    Source: Nay-Theist
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Heavenly or Earthly. 2016. Accessed March 08, 2021.

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