What does the word ethereal mean?

Usage examples for ethereal

  1. The ethereal region which containeth The stars and planets, and every sphere, About the elements daily moveth, And covereth them round about everywhere. – A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I. by R. Dodsley
  2. The child, a slight, red- haired thing, with something of the ethereal charm that her dead brother had possessed, settled herself on Marcella's knees, slipped her left thumb into her mouth, and flung her other arm round Marcella's neck. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward