from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not heavenly; not pertaining to, characteristic of, or suitable for heaven.

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  • adjective Not heavenly.


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un- +‎ heavenly


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  • When God conquers us and takes all the flint out of our nature, and we get deep visions into the Spirit of Jesus, we then see as never before the great rarity of gentleness of spirit in this dark and unheavenly world.

    Flint Removal Meg 2009

  • Either than or he just feels that the name draws negative attention to the unheavenly creatures council usually votes in some of its resolutions.

    Archive 2006-09-01 Ed Hollett 2006

  • DELANEY: A hard journey, guided by Buddhist masters, struggling with often silent retreats that sometimes lasted three years at a time in Shangri-Las with unheavenly heat and plumbing.

    CNN Transcript - Sunday Morning News: Long Island Student Becomes Teacher of Tibetan Buddhism - July 9, 2000 2000

  • Delighted news crews filmed the chaos while Ripperoons and assorted lunatics gave interviews to straight-faced camera operators about how Lord Jack was going to appear through an unstable gate created by a passing meteor and step off into the open Britannia amidst a host of unheavenly demons charged with guarding his most unsacred person from all earthly harm ...

    Ripping Time Asprin, Robert 2000

  • Of the winter dawning, the strange unheavenly glare:

    Poems of To-Day: an Anthology Various

  • But I can tell you "-- with a fine bit of unheavenly temper --" you will never find out whether they are or not if you're not kinder to people than you are now.

    A Little Princess 1905

  • No! This Side will _not_ always be patient of unheavenly gases and waters.

    A Diversity of Creatures Rudyard Kipling 1900

  • These difficulties are seen at their worst in the very earthly geography of heaven and its very unheavenly military operations: and, interesting as the passages are, it is difficult to forget the incongruity of Raphael and Adam discussing the Ptolemaic and

    Milton John Cann Bailey 1897

  • Bad as our city water often is, and defective as our systems of sewage, they cannot for a moment compare in deadliness with that most unheavenly pair of twins, the shallow well and the vault privy.

    Preventable Diseases Woods Hutchinson 1896

  • Gnulemah's imagination tenderly blind her to the unheavenly earth of

    Idolatry A Romance Julian Hawthorne 1890


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