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 Meanings and Examples of ETHEREAL
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ethereal
 a.  light as air; heavenly; unusually refined
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  This bit of forest might have appeared to an ethereal wanderer as a scene of the result of some frightful debauch.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 13
2  You see," she continued, in a faint and lady-like voice, like the last dying breath of an Arabian jessamine, or something equally ethereal, "you see, Cousin Ophelia, I don't often speak of myself.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  Voice and instrument seemed both living, and threw out with vivid sympathy those strains which the ethereal Mozart first conceived as his own dying requiem.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  But whether the sorrow was too vast to be embodied in music, or music too ethereal to uplift a mortal woe, he soon discovered that the Requiem was beyond him just at present.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
5  Carnal appetite makes one seize a beakful of prey: then up, up again, out of the dense into the ethereal, from the wet into the dry.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
6  The effect produced on Frome was rather of a complete absence of atmosphere, as though nothing less tenuous than ether intervened between the white earth under his feet and the metallic dome overhead.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
7  She was still treading the buoyant ether which emanates from the high moments of life.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
8  As she let the ether drip, nervously trying to keep the rhythm that Kennicott had indicated, Carol stared at her husband with the abandon of hero-worship.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
9  The ether fumes were sweet, choking.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
10  Why, Dave, the darn fool, sent me ether, instead of chloroform like I told him, and you know ether fumes are mighty inflammable, especially with that lamp right by the table.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
11  Their heads might have been turned upside-down, so absolutely did they tread upon blue ether.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VIII
12  Only occasionally the soul rises gasping through the fathomless fathoms under which we live, far up to the surface of the ether, where there is true air.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
13  But our immortal destiny is to escape, once we have swallowed our swimmy catch, up again into the bright ether, bursting out from the surface of Old Ocean into real light.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
14  No, stay here and try to make Barrois drink the rest of this glass of ether and water.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
15  I woke up out of the ether with an utterly abandoned feeling and asked the nurse right away if it was a boy or a girl.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence:
1  In Shakespeare's The Tempest, the spirit Ariel is an ethereal creature, too airy and unearthly for our mortal world.