ethereally

[ ih-theer-ee-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF ethereally
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He was drunk, ethereally drunk with the beauty of the night and with love.

He turned his head, and saw a dim, ethereally white figure,—Rose.

All the girls were beautiful—delicately, ethereally beautiful.

She was ethereally slender, brown-eyed, brown-haired, brown-skinned.

Where were the flames that had sung to me ethereally before?

She had numerous chins, but, imbedded in flesh, one could still trace a likeness to an ethereally fair daughter.

The colour sank back out of her face, and the light from the window rested on it ethereally.

Elsa ran to the door and stood motionless by the jamb, waiting, ethereally white in the moonshine.

The portrait is so ethereally tinted and so firmly modeled that we seem to be looking at a study painted by a lover from the life.

In the East there was a low bar of ethereally pale silver, which turned to amber, and then to ashes of roses, and then to gold.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, "of the highest regions of the atmosphere," from ether + -al (1); extended sense of "light, airy" is from 1590s. Meaning "spiritlike, immaterial" is from 1640s. Related: Ethereally.

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