What does the word heavenward mean?

Usage examples for heavenward

  1. Again she shuddered, as though something had stung her, and raised her gaze heavenward. – A Nobleman's Nest by Ivan Turgenieff
  2. Columns of yellow and black smoke rolled heavenward; every object seemed dyed a deep crimson; the trees assumed fantastic shapes; the river veiled itself under a red glow. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  3. Take them away if need be, and it, in its proportion, beauty, strength, and heavenward aspiration, will stand more glorious for the sweeping away. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren