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EtymologyModificar

The Anglicization of Latin Elysium.

Proper nounModificar

Singular
Elysian

Plural
-

Elysian

  1. (Classical mythology) Elysium; home of the blessed, after death.

AdjectiveModificar

Elysian (not comparable)

Positive
Elysian

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of or pertaining to Elysian or Elysium, the location.
  2. (idiomatic) Happy, blissful, heavenly.
    • 1913. Charles George Herbermann, The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work..., Encyclopedia Press, page 573:
      Unlike Raphael's "Galatea" and his "Three Graces", examples of Elysian happiness in a race in the state of innocence, Guilano's decorations resemble saturnalia of lubricity itself.

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io:Elysian

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