Paradise-lost



noun
1.
an epic poem (1667) by John Milton.

(1667) An epic by John Milton. Its subject is the Fall of Man; it also tells the stories of the rebellion and punishment of Satan and the creation of Adam and Eve. Milton declares that his aim in the poem is “to justify the ways of God to men.”

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  • Paradisiac

    [par-uh-di-sahy-uh-kuh l, -zahy-] /ˌpær ə dɪˈsaɪ ə kəl, -ˈzaɪ-/ adjective 1. of, like, or befitting . adj. 1630s, from Latin paradisiacus (from Greek paradeisiakos, from paradeisos; see paradise) + -al (1). Other adjective forms include paradisaic, paradisaical, paradisal, paradisean, paradisiac, paradisial, paradisian, paradisic, paradisical.

  • Paradisiacal

    [par-uh-di-sahy-uh-kuh l, -zahy-] /ˌpær ə dɪˈsaɪ ə kəl, -ˈzaɪ-/ adjective 1. of, like, or befitting . adj. 1630s, from Latin paradisiacus (from Greek paradeisiakos, from paradeisos; see paradise) + -al (1). Other adjective forms include paradisaic, paradisaical, paradisal, paradisean, paradisiac, paradisial, paradisian, paradisic, paradisical.



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