empyrean

Part of speech: noun

The highest heaven; upper sky.

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Usage examples "empyrean":

  1. It was dark when Lord Aveleyn, with melancholy foreboding, took his last farewell; for, ere the sun had risen again, the spirit of Edward Forster had regained its liberty, and soared to the empyrean, while the deserted Amber wept and prayed. - "Newton Forster", Frederick Marryat.
  2. Alas, that so small a thing can bring the human mind from its empyrean flights! - "A Duet", A. Conan Doyle.
  3. But the rich have their miracles, no doubt, even in that beautiful empyrean of moneyed ease in which the poor place them. - "Balcony Stories", Grace E. King.