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Noun paradise has 2 senses


paradisen. [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para`deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairida an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. peri`) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and E. dough. Cf. Parvis.].
  •  The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The abode of sanctified souls after death.  [1913 Webster]
    "To-day shalt thou be with me in paradise."  [1913 Webster]
    "It sounds to him like her mother's voice,
    Singing in Paradise.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight; hence, a state of happiness.  [1913 Webster]
    "The earth
    Shall be all paradise.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Wrapt in the very paradise of some creative vision."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A churchyard or cemetery.  Oxf. Gloss.  [1913 Webster]
Fool's paradise. See under Fool, and Limbo. -- Grains of paradise. (Bot.) See Melequeta pepper, under Pepper. -- Paradise bird. (Zoöl.) Same as Bird of paradise. Among the most beautiful species are the superb (Lophorina superba); the magnificent (Diphyllodes magnifica); and the six-shafted paradise bird (Parotia sefilata). The long-billed paradise birds (Epimachinæ) also include some highly ornamental species, as the twelve-wired paradise bird (Seleucides alba), which is black, yellow, and white, with six long breast feathers on each side, ending in long, slender filaments. See Bird of paradise in the Vocabulary. -- Paradise fish (Zoöl.), a beautiful fresh-water Asiatic fish (Macropodus viridiauratus) having very large fins. It is often kept alive as an ornamental fish. -- Paradise flycatcher (Zoöl.), any flycatcher of the genus Terpsiphone, having the middle tail feathers extremely elongated. The adult male of Terpsiphone paradisi is white, with the head glossy dark green, and crested. -- Paradise grackle (Zoöl.), a very beautiful bird of New Guinea, of the genus Astrapia, having dark velvety plumage with brilliant metallic tints. -- Paradise nut (Bot.), the sapucaia nut. See Sapucaia nut. [Local, U. S.] -- Paradise whidah bird. (Zoöl.) See Whidah.
paradisev. t. 
     To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch.  Marston.  [1913 Webster]


paradise, n.
1 (in some religions) heaven as the ultimate abode of the just.
2 a place or state of complete happiness.
3 (in full earthly paradise) the abode of Adam and Eve in the biblical account of the Creation; the garden of Eden.

paradisaical adj. paradisal adj. paradisiacal adj. paradisical adj.
ME f. OF paradis f. LL paradisus f. Gk paradeisos f. Avestan pairidaeza park



Agapemone, Arcadia, Avalon, Big Rock-Candy Mountain, Canaan, Celestial City, City of God, Civitas Dei, Cloudcuckooland, Cockaigne, Eden, Eldorado, Elysium, Erewhon, Garden of Eden, Goshen, Happy Valley, Indian reservation, Japanese garden, Land of Beulah, Land of Youth, Laputa, Never-Never-land, Neverland, New Atlantis, New Jerusalem, Pandemonium, Quivira, Shangri-la, Utopia, Valhalla, Zion, alpine garden, arboretum, arcadia, archives, auditorium, balcony, bank, beatification, beatitude, bed, bewitchment, bird sanctuary, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, bog garden, border, botanical garden, box, box seat, cheer, cheerfulness, cloud nine, cloudland, common, commons, delectation, delight, dreamland, dress circle, dry garden, dystopia, ecstasy, ecstatics, elation, elysium, empyrean, enchantment, exaltation, exhilaration, exuberance, faerie, fairyland, fauteuil, felicity, flower bed, flower garden, forest preserve, gaiety, gallery, game reserve, garden, garden spot, gladness, glee, grape ranch, grapery, happiness, happy hunting ground, heaven, heavenly kingdom, herbarium, high spirits, hortus siccus, intoxication, jardin, joy, joyance, joyfulness, kakotopia, kingdom come, kitchen garden, land of dreams, land of enchantment, land of faerie, land of plenty, land of promise, library, loge, lotus land, market garden, millennium, museum, national forest, national park, nigger heaven, nirvana, orchestra, orchestra circle, ornamental garden, overhappiness, overjoyfulness, park, parquet, parquet circle, parterre, peanut gallery, pinetum, pit, pleasance, pleasure garden, pleasure ground, preserve, promised land, proscenium boxes, public park, rapture, ravishment, reservation, reserve, rock garden, roof garden, sanctuary, seventh heaven, shrubbery, stall, standing room, state forest, store, sunken garden, sunshine, tea garden, theatre stall, transport, truck garden, unalloyed happiness, utopia, vegetable garden, victory garden, vinery, vineyard, wilderness preserve, wildlife preserve, wonderland




N pleasure, gratification, enjoyment, fruition, oblectation, delectation, delection, relish, zest, gusto, satisfaction, complacency, well-being, good, snugness, comfort, ease, cushion, sans souci, without worry, mind at ease, joy, gladness, delight, glee, cheer, sunshine, cheerfulness, treat, refreshment, amusement, luxury, mens sana in corpore sano, a sound mind in a sound body, happiness, felicity, bliss, beatitude, beautification, enchantment, transport, rapture, ravishment, ecstasy, summum bonum, paradise, elysium, third heaven, seventh heaven, cloud nine, unalloyed happiness, hedonics, hedonism, honeymoon, palmy days, halcyon days, golden age, golden time, Dixie, Dixie's land, Saturnia regna, Arcadia, Shangri-La, happy valley, Agapemone, pleased, not sorry, glad, gladsome, pleased as Punch, happy, blest, blessed, blissful, beatified, happy as a clam at high water, happy as a clam, happy as a king, happy as the day is long, thrice happy, ter quaterque beatus, enjoying, joyful, hedonic, in a blissful state, in paradise, in raptures, in ecstasies, in a transport of delight, comfortable, at ease, content, sans souci, overjoyed, entranced, enchanted, enraptures, enravished, transported, fascinated, captivated, with a joyful face, with sparkling eyes, pleasing, ecstatic, beatic, painless, unalloyed, without alloy, cloudless, happily, with pleasure, with glee, one's heart leaping with joy, a wilderness of sweets, I wish you all the joy that you can wish, jour de ma vie, joy ruled the day and love the night, joys season'd high and tasting strong of guilt, oh happiness, our being's end and aim!, there is a pleasure that is born of pain, throned on highest bliss, vedi Napoli e poi muori, zwischen Freud und Leid ist die Brucke nicht weit, the bridge between joy and sorrow is not wide.


N heaven, kingdom of heaven, kingdom of God, heavenly kingdom, throne of God, presence of God, inheritance of the saints in light, Paradise, Eden, Zion, abode of the blessed, celestial bliss, glory, Olympus, Elysium (paradise), Elysian fields, Arcadia, bowers of bliss, garden of the Hesperides, third heaven, Valhalla, Walhalla (Scandinavian), Nirvana (Buddhist), happy hunting grounds, Alfardaws, Assama, Falak al aflak the highest heaven (Mohammedan), future state, eternal home, eternal reward, resurrection, translation, resuscitation, apotheosis, deification, heavenly, celestial, supernal, unearthly, from on high, paradisiacal, beatific, elysian, looks through nature up to the nature's god, the great world's altarstairs, that slope through darkness up to God, the treasury of everlasting joy, vigeur de dessus.

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