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Pronunciation: [a͡ɪdˈɪlɪk] (IPA)

Idyllic refers to a place or situation that is blissful, picturesque, and peaceful. There are many synonyms for this word that can be used to describe different idyllic settings. For instance, bucolic refers to a rural area that is pastoral, quaint, and tranquil. Serene is another synonym for idyllic that suggests a calm, restful, and peaceful atmosphere. Meanwhile, utopian describes an idealistic, almost perfect place or situation that is idyllic in its own way. Other synonyms include heavenly, blissful, and paradisiacal. All of these words evoke a sense of beauty, tranquility, and contentment that are characteristic of an idyllic setting.

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What are the hypernyms for Idyllic?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for idyllic?

The word "idyllic" describes a perfect, peaceful and picturesque setting. Its antonyms, therefore, are words that describe the opposite of idyllic surroundings. These include chaotic, stressful, ugly, polluted, noisy, busy, and harsh. A chaotic setting is disordered and full of confusion, unlike the serene feel of an idyllic place. Stressful settings create anxiety and tension, while an idyllic setting creates a sense of calm and relaxation. Ugly settings are unpleasant to look at, unlike idyllic settings, which have a charming beauty. Polluted places are harmful to health and not peaceful, while noisy and busy places are the opposite of tranquility. Harsh places can be harsh in weather, temperament or living conditions unlike idyllic settings.

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Usage examples for Idyllic

It would not do for him to imagine they could remain like this in almost idyllic felicity.
William McFee
The painter is still under the influence of idyllic literature, which has always expressed the imagination of the town-bred rather than the truth of rustic life.
"George Eliot"
Mathilde Blind
Oh, idyllic planet, where one need never be a child-where one need never see a child!
"Once a Greech"
Evelyn E. Smith

Famous quotes with Idyllic

  • We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life.
    David Amram
  • But you can't show some far off idyllic conception of behavior if you want the kids to come and see the picture. You've got to show what it's really like, and try to reach them on their own grounds.
    James Dean
  • My childhood is completely... when I look back, it was '50s in New York, upper-middle class, it was completely idyllic and golden and wonderful - sweet in every way.
    Peter Jurasik
  • Rural towns aren't always idyllic. It's easy to feel trapped and be aware of social hypocrisy.
    Bill Pullman
  • Finally I came upon a pair of rooms missing entire walls, into which a little forest of underbrush and stunted trees had grown. I stood in the sudden breeze wondering what could possibly have done that kind of damage, and began to get the feeling that something terrible had happened here. I couldn't square my grandfather's idyllic stories with this nightmare house, nor the idea that he'd found refuge here with the sense of disaster that pervaded it. There was more left to explore, but suddenly it seemed like a waste of time; it was impossible that anyone could still be living here, even the most misanthropic recluse. I left the house feeling like I was further than ever from the truth.
    Ransom Riggs

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