Ethereal vs Gorgeous - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between ethereal and gorgeous
is that ethereal
is pertaining to the hypothetical upper, purer air, or to the higher regions beyond the earth or beyond the atmosphere; celestial; otherworldly; as, ethereal space; ethereal regions while gorgeous
is (of a person or place) very beautiful.
Pertaining to the hypothetical upper, purer air, or to the higher regions beyond the earth or beyond the atmosphere; celestial; otherworldly; as, ethereal space; ethereal regions.
* 1667 : , Paradise Lost , book VII
* 1862 : ,
- Go, heavenly guest, ethereal messenger.
Consisting of ether; hence, exceedingly light or airy; tenuous; spiritlike; characterized by extreme delicacy, as form, manner, thought, etc.
* 1733 : ,
- I trust that we shall be more imaginative, that our thoughts will be clearer, fresher, and more ethereal , as our sky,...
An Essay on Man
Delicate, light and airy.
- Vast chain of being, which from God began, Natures ethereal , human, angel, man.
(of a person or place) very beautiful.
- All the contest judges agreed that Brigitt was absolutely gorgeous .
(rare) Very enjoyable, pleasant, tasty etc.
- The sunsets in Hawaii are gorgeous .
- Israeli hummus is absolutely gorgeous .
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